Jamshedpur, March 30: Thieves struck at a house of a security guard Ranjeet Prasad in Subhash Colony, Dimna Road under Olidih Police Station area and decamped with jewelry worth Rs 1 lakh including Rs 15000 cash in the wee hours of Thursday.
Police said the house owner was away on night duty when the thieves targeted his house. The thieves picked the locks on the entry gate and took away everything they could lay their hands on. The incident transpired in the morning when Prasad returned home and found the house in a mess. The safe was broken and the valuables were missing, he told police.
In this connection, police have registered a case of theft on the complaint of the house owner.
Police officials said they suspected the hand of local thieves in the incident. They said they were trying to get lead on the thieves on the basis of information furnished by the complainant.
Prasad said he had sent his wife to Dehri-on-Sone as she was pregnant. The house became easy target of thieves as it was usually locked at night, he said.