Nagpur News: Housebreaking and petty thefts are common in Nagpur to an unfortunate degree. Two more such cases have been reported in the city recently, with a total of more than Rs. 3 lakhs having been stolen in both cases combined.
In the first case, a house in Shivaji Nagar was burgled and the thieves decamped with valuables worth Rs. 2, 30, 000. Resident of the burgled Plot No. 3, Neelkamal Bhavan, Satyajit Surendra Raut (34), had gone to Amravati for a few days, and returned to find his house broken into and Rs. 2, 30, 000 stolen. Raut filed a complaint with Ambazari Police. According to Police Inspector Kulat, a case has been registered under sections 454, 457 and 380 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and investigations are underway.
In the second case, the storage unit of a two wheeler was broken into in a public square, and Rs. 80, 000 stolen from it. Forty seven year old Jagdish Nanakrao Ahuja, a resident of Plot No. 29/B, Kadbi Chowk, had parked his Activa (MH 31 BM 2581) in front of Satya Confectionery at Marwari Square, and returned to find the lock picked with wire, and Rs. 80, 000 missing from the dikki. Based on his complaint, Lakadganj Police have filed a case under Section 379 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC). Investigations are underway.