Jamshedpur : Burglars decamped with car batteries and inverters worth about Rs 40 lakh from a shop-cum-godown along the NH-33 near Dimna Chowk under MGM police station area in the wee hours of Sunday. The burglars committed the crime by cutting as many as 20 locks.
Owner of the shop-cum-godown, Bablu Bajpayee though had installed CCTV cameras, but the burglars decamped with all the eight CCTV cameras along with the gadgets’ distribution box, thus leaving no clue for the police.
The police had no choice but to press a sniffer dog in service. The police have also pressed a forensic science expert for taking finger-prints from the spot.
Deputy superintendent of police (Patamda) Ajay Kerketta confirmed the burglary.” As per our investigation burgalars decamped with stocks car batteries and inverters worth about Rs 40 lakh from a shop-cum-godown along the NH-33 near Dimna Chowk.
As the burglars have taken away the CCTV cameras and there was no security guard as such at the business establishments, we have tried to detect the crime by means of scientific investigation,” said Kerketta.
The DSP said the sniffer dog had run about two kms but after that it failed to proceed further. “A forensic team has also come for taking finger-prints from the burgled shop,” the senior police officer said.
Bajpayee said his staff informed him over cell-phone that there was a burglary his shop-cum-godown. Immediately after he rushed to my shop and after inspecting the shop-cum-godown he informed the police.
Bajpayee, when asked, said he did not keep any security guard for guarding the shop-cum-godown and would depend largely on the CCTV cameras, but the criminals have taken away the surveillance cameras along with the distribution box.