Published On : Tue, Sep 21st, 2021

Booty worth Rs 8.77 lakh stolen from two houses in city

Nagpur: Burglars struck at a woman’s house and decamped with gold ornaments and cash collectively valued at Rs 6.15 lakh in Jaripatka area. In another incident, miscreants stole booty worth Rs 2.62 lakh from a house in Hudkeshwar.

The victim, Rupali Parasram Katulkar, resident of Mecosabagh, Sindhi Colony, in her complaint, told police that she had gone to Madhya Pradesh with family members on September 10. Grabbing the opportunity, the unidentified thieves gained entry into the house after breaking open the latch of the front door and decamned with gold ornaments worth Rs 5.15 lakh and Rs 1 lakh cash. The theft came to notice when Katulkar family returned home on Saturday.

Jaripatka police have registered a case under Sections 454, 457 and 380 of IPC and are searching for the burglars.

In another house-breaking incident, booty worth Rs 2.62 lakh was stolen from the house of Gangadhar Natthuji Ghorse (74), resident of Plot No. 223, New Amar Nagar, Borkar Layout. On Monday, between 2.30 pm and 3.45 pm, Gangadhar locked his house and went to his son-in-law’s house at Shastri Nagar for lunch.

In the meantime, some unidentified miscreants gained entry into his house and laid their hands on gold ornaments worth Rs 2.37 lakh and cash Rs 25,000 kept in steel almirah in the bedroom.

Hudkeshwar Woman PSI Vanmala Pardhi registered a case under Sections 454, 380 of the IPC and launched a search to nab the accused.