Published On : Sat, Mar 19th, 2016

Two houses burgled: Cash, Jewellery and goods worth Rs 6.5 lakhs looted

Nagpur: The cases of burglary seem to be increasing day by day. In spite of the patrolling undertaken by the Street Marshals and the police patrolling squad patrolling the streets, burglars seem to be succeeded in looting houses of people away on vacation. In two separate incidents which occurred in the city, burglars broke open the lock on the main door and succeeded in looting cash, jewellery and goods worth Rs 6.5 lakhs.

According to police sources, the first incident occurred when the victim Ramdas Dixit aged 40 years and a resident of Shubham Apartment, Ujwal Society, Narendra Nagar had gone on March 16, 2016 along with his family members to his paternal uncle’s house to attend to the post funeral rite (chaudavi). His mother had gone to his sister’s house.

In his absence, the burglars had broke open the lock on the main entrance door and looted cash, gold jewellery and goods worth Rs 5, 30,000/- (Rupees five lakhs thirty thousand) from his house.

When he returned on March 18, 2016, he found the lock on the main door broken. When he entered his house in Narendra Nagar, he realized that his house has been burgled.

On the basis of the complaint lodged by the victim Ramdas Dixit, Police Sub Inspector S K More of Ajni Police Station has registered a case against unidentified burglars under Section 454, 457 and 380 of Indian Penal Code and is investigating further.

In the second case, the victim identified as Shankar Atailkar aged 65 years and a resident of Sakhardhara area had gone out of station to visit his relatives after locking his house on March 16, 2016. In his absence, the burglars had broke open the lock on the main entrance door and looted Rs 7,000 in cash, gold jewellery and goods worth Rs 1, 19,000/- (Rupees one lakh nineteen thousand) in all totaling Rs 1, 26, 000/- (Rs one lakh twenty six thousand) from his house.

When the victim Shankar retuned back to his house in, he too realized that his house has been burgled.

On the basis of the complaint lodged by the victim Shankar Atailkar, Police Sub Inspector S D Shipnne of Shakardhara Police Station has registered a case against unidentified burglars under Section 454, 457 and 380 of Indian Penal Code and is investigating further.