Published On : Thu, Jul 5th, 2018

Mobile phone handsets worth Rs 15.70 lakh stolen from shop in Jaripatka

Nagpur: A gang of miscreants targeted a mobile shop situated near office of NMC’s Standing Committee Chairman Virendra Kukreja in Jaripatka area and decamped with cell phone handsets of various companies worth Rs 15.70 lakh. The burglary took place between the intervening night of July 3 and 4, 2018.

A resident of Plot No 16, Sugat Nagar, Jaripatka Ring Road, Sudhir Gupta (27) told police that he owned Shivam Mobile Shoppe at his house premises. On the intervening night of Tuesday and Wednesday, thieves entered the shop after breaking the shutter locks. The intruders burgled 120 cell phones of different companies and a laptop collectively worth Rs 15.70 lakh.

Following a complaint lodged by shop owner Sudhir Gupta, Jaripatka police constable Kamalakant booked the accused miscreants under Sections 457, 380 of the IPC and searching for them.