Jamshedpur: Thieves took away valuables worth several lakhs from two households in Ukhra village under Patamada police station area in the wee hours of Wednesday.
Police registered FIR against unidentified persons in both cases on the complaint of the house owners.
Sources said the thefts took place in the house of Narendra Dikshit who went to the roof of his house to sleep with his family members. The thieves took away cash and valuables kept in the house by scaling the boundary wall.
Valuables worth more than Rs 1.5 lakh were taken away by the thieves.
In the other incident, the thieves targeted the house of Shankar Dayal Dikshit and took away gold and silver ornaments, mobile phones, LED TV and cash worth Rs 30,000 the same night.
Police suspect the same gang carried out the thefts one after the other. They said they were looking for local gangs in connection with the thefts.