In a reported burglary, around 2,000 American dollars ($) and Rs40,000 were taken from a Congolese student’s residence in Sector 53 on Tuesday, the police said.
The victim, Haomie Kayenbe, 22, is a second-year engineering student at Apeejay Stya University located on Palwal-Sohna Road and lives in Saraswati Kunj of Sector 53, the police said.
The incident reportedly took place around 2.30pm, when Kayenbe, who lives alone, was away from her place. Apart from cash, no other valuables were missing from her home, the police said.
In her complaint to the police, Kayenbe said that the window of her house, which is on the first floor, was broken and unidentified persons entered her residence and took the money that she had kept inside her wardrobe.
“We have noted the complaint and an investigation is on. We are trying to collect footage of CCTV cameras to identify the culprit,” inspector Darshan Aharodia, station house officer, Sushant Lok police station, said.
An FIR was lodged by Sushant Lok police under sections 457 (lurking house-trespass) and 380 (theft in dwelling house) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC).
In another incident, Rs70,000, silver glasses and a gold bracelet were stolen by unknown persons from a residence in C block of Sushant Lok on Monday. The victim, Naveen Satija, filed a complaint with the police and stated that unknown persons broke into his house around evening, while he was away, and made away with the valuables, police said.
A case has been lodged under sector 454 (trespassing) and 380 (theft in dwelling house) of (IPC). The police said that number of thefts under the Sushant Lok jurisdiction is increasing and they are trying to trace those responsible.