Published On : Mon, May 6th, 2019

Pune businessman robbed of Rs 11 lakh cash at a city hotel in Gandhibagh

Nagpur: A Pune-based businessman, staying at a hotel in city, was robbed of Rs 11 lakh cash between Thursday night and wee hours of Sunday by an unidentified burglar who used duplicate key and entered the hotel room. Cops have launched a search to trace the accused thief.

A native of Mumbai-Pune Road, near Arya Medical Stores, Bokadi Pune, Satish Jugalchand Sethia (58), had come to Nagpur on May 3 and was staying at Room No. 405, Hotel India Sun, Central Avenue Road, Gandhibagh. Satish was carrying a travel bag containing Rs 11 lakh cash. After checking-in at the hotel, Satish had gone to Hingna for some work. Between 9 pm of Thursday and 0520 hours of Sunday, an unidentified miscreant entered hotel room of Satish using a duplicate key and stole the cash slyly. When Satish noticed the theft, he registered a case with Tehsil police in this connection.

API Gaekwad has booked the unidentified burglar under Sections 454, 457, 380 of the IPC and launched a search to trace him.