Published On : Tue, Jul 21st, 2015

Rs 4.35 lakh booty looted in 2 house-breaks!

Nagpur: Thieves go on rampant burgling spree at two separate places in the city and decamped with cash and ornaments worth Rs 4.35 lakh.

The first incident took place in Lakadganj area. Police said that the complainant Nishank Dhanendra Jain (32), a resident of Tulsinagar, near Jain Mandir, had gone out of station with his family. Sensing opportunity, unidentified thieves entered his house by breaking open the door lock and after rummaging through an almirah kept in the bedroom decamped with cash of Rs 30,000 and gold and silver ornaments collectively worth at Rs 2.10 lakh. The burglary came to light in the wee hours of Sunday. Based on a complaint of Jain, Lakadganj police have registered a case of burglary.

The second incident took place in Nandanvan area. Police said that the complainant Kawdu Vithoba Gachhalwar (63), a resident of Kharbi, Baba Taj Nagar, had gone to Mayo hospital to see his daughter who is recuperating there when burglars broke open his door and decamped with cash of Rs 30,000 and gold and silver ornaments collectively worth at Rs 2.28 lakh. Based on a complaint of Gachhalwar