Nagpur: Unidentified burglar(s) struck at a residence of a policeman in Narsala of Hudkeshwar area and took away not only cash and other valuables but also police uniforms having monograms. The theft of full police uniforms is likely to pose a major hazard for city cops as the uniforms could be used by the accused burglar(s) in their nefarious designs. With the repercussions in mind, police have mounted a massive manhunt to apprehend the anti-socials.
The complainant cop, Hemant Santoshrao Raut (58), resident of Plot No. 18, Indra Nagar, Narsala, had gone to Multai in Madhya Pradesh for his son’s medical treatment. Taking advantage of the situation, the unidentified burglar(s) broke open the main lock of Hemant Raut’s house between 7 am of July 2 and 9 pm of July 3 and gained entry. Once inside, the miscreant(s) opened two steel almirahs and grabbed cash of Rs 30,000, gold-silver ornaments, and also TV, mobile phone collectively valued at Rs 1.23 lakh. Interestingly, while fleeing the spot, the ruffians took away full police uniforms having monograms. The audacious theft came to light when the cop Hemant Raut returned home from Multai. Stunned by the theft incident, he immediately approached Hudkeshwar Police Station and registered a case.
PSI Totewar, acting on the complaint, has booked the unidentified burglar(s) under Sections 454, 457, 380 of IPC and launched a hunt to nab them.
The theft of full police uniforms with insignia or monograms could prove a major headache for city cops considering the misuse the goons may resort to.