Nagpur: In an audacious act, a miscreant reportedly sneaked into Sadar-based Hotel L B in the wee hours of Wednesday, cut the wires of CCTVs and fled with Godrej Electric Safe containing Rs 10.44 lakh cash. The matter came to light when hotel staff found electronic safe missing and alerted the hotel owner, Praveen Shyamrao Dharmik.
Based on the complaint lodged by Dharmik (31), a resident of Jagnath Budhwari, Sadar police have booked the unidentified accused under Section 380 of the IPC and launched a manhunt.
According to police sources, the theft occurred between 0400 and 0430 hours of Tuesday. The unidentified burglar sneaked into Hotel L B located at 2 A Mount Road Extension through open shutter and first snapped wires of CCTV to hide his identity. The miscreant then took away the Godrej Electric Safe containing cash Rs 10.44 lakh slyly.
Cops have mounted a hunt to nab the unidentified burglar. Hand of an insider is not being ruled out.