Friday, August 12, 2022

Burglars decamp with ornaments worth over Rs 12 lakh in Golmuri

Jamshedpur: Burglars decamped with ornaments worth over Rs 12 lakh from a house at Refugee Colony under Golmuri police station area last night. The burglary took place when the house owner, Harminder Singh (62) , transporter by profession along with wife and daughter-in-law had been to Kolkata for consulting a doctor on Tuesday. But, as they returned back in the morning today they were shocked to see condition of their house.

In this connection, the police have registered a case of burglary against unknown on the FIR lodged by Singh. Officer-in-charge, Golmuri police station Madan Mohan Singh also pressed a sniffer dog, but the dog failed to give any clue of the burglars.

The victim of burglary said that they went to Kolkata yesterday and returned by Howrah-Ahmedabad Express today.
” As we reached home we were shocked to see the front gate and also that of the doors broken. On entering into the house, we found one of the room was open and two almirahs were broken open.

Soon I checked in the almirah to find the lockers was also broken and all the ornaments that had been kept there were missing,” said Singh. The burgled ornaments belonged to wife, daughter-in-law and daughters. The transporter, when asked, pointed out that he has suspicion on his maid as she was the only person who had the knowledge about their outing for a day.

The officer-in-charge said that they have started investigating the case and expect a breakthrough in the case shortly. He said that the burglary must have been committed between midnight.

Sources informed that as there was no night guard on duty at the Refugee Colony, the criminals might have done away with the ornaments.

Various residential colonies under Mango, Azadnagar, Baghbera, Olidih, Sonari, Telco and Sidhgora police station areas, in particular, have been identified as vulnerable zones with the maximum number of burglary incidents having been reported from here.

Police, on the other hand, maintained that night patrolling in the affected areas has been intensified to check burglary incidents and few additional measures will be introduced further.

“All such measures, including special drive, that require to be taken to curb robbery incidents will be taken up by the city police,” said a deputy superintendent rank police officer. Despite efforts, cases of thefts and burglaries have become a regular affair in the city. In the last 48 hours alone several cases of stealing and shoplifting have been reported in the city.

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