Jamshedpur, July 27 : Criminals decamped with cash and electronics items from a house on Padma Road under Kadma police station area at the wee hours. The police have registered a case of theft against unknown on the FIR lodged by Mukesh Kumar.
The theft took place at TR Type Qr No 57 on Padma Road which is close to Kadma market. It is the residence of Mukesh who is an employee of Tata Steel and does stay there along with his two younger brother.
“We are really shocked. We found that two laptops, three cellphones and Rs 5,000 that we had kept in a box were missing. It was evident that some criminals must have broken into the house and taken out the cash,” he said.
A police team from Kadma thana inspected the spot on getting the complaint in the morning. OC, Kadma, RD Singh confirmed about the theft at a house on Padma Road. “We think thieves had entered into the house by escalating a wall and had broken open the lock of the back door after committing the theft,” said the officer-in-charge.
The Steel City has seen a sharp rise in the number of burglaries in the past few weeks. The areas lying on the periphery of the city are the worst-hit with people living under constant fear of a robbery.
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.