Published On : Wed, Dec 27th, 2017

Cash, gold worth Rs 10 lakh stolen from newly married man’s house in Jaripatka

Nagpur: Unidentified burglar(s) struck at the house of a newly married man and decamped with gold ornaments and cash collectively valued at over Rs 10 lakh. The theft took place in Jaripatka jurisdiction on Tuesday night.

In his complaint, the resident of Plot No. 87, Dhammyat Nagar, near Nara Ghat, Padmakar Sukhram Ramteke (52) told police that his son’s marriage was solemnised on Sunday, December 24. On Tuesday, around 8 pm, Padmakar along with his family and other relatives went to the house of son’s father-in-law at Shriratna Nagar for a function. In the meantime, unidentified burglar(s) gained entry into Padmakar’s house by smashing lock of main door. Once inside, the miscreants laid their hands on gold ornaments worth Rs 6.71 lakh and cash Rs 3.50 lakh kept in an almirah and decamped with the booty. The theft came to notice of Padmakar and his family when they returned home around 10 pm.

Jaripatka PSI Dake, based on Padmakar’s complaint, booked the unidentified burglar(s) under Sections 457, 380 of the IPC and launched search to nab them.

Rs 2.37 lakh theft in Sakkardara:
In another incident, gold ornaments and mobile phone collectively worth Rs 2.37 lakh were stolen from house of Sanjay Shankarrao Lakde staying in New Bidipeth. Sanjay Lakde (34) told police that his mother had gone to neighbour’s house around 4 pm on Tuesday. As nobody was in the house, an unidentified miscreant entered his house and burgled gold ornaments and a mobile phone collectively worth Rs 2.37 lakh.

Sakkardara PSI Rathod has registered a case under Section 380 of the IPC and searching for the thief.