Burglar flees with Rs 25.45 lakh from Pune-based builder’s office; police clueless

The burglar broke open the exhaust fan of the bathroom in the office and entered the premises. The incident took place on the second floor of the office building, according to the complaint
The complaint in the matter was lodged by Samit Kaira (38), a resident of Koregaon Park. The office belonged to the complainant’s company, Karia Developers.(HT/PHOTO)
The complaint in the matter was lodged by Samit Kaira (38), a resident of Koregaon Park. The office belonged to the complainant’s company, Karia Developers.(HT/PHOTO)
Updated on Sep 26, 2019 04:20 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Pune | ByHT Correspondent

The office of a city-based builder was burgled of Rs 25,45,000 (cash) on Tuesday.

The complaint in the matter was lodged by Samit Kaira (38), a resident of Koregaon Park. The office belonged to the complainant’s company, Karia Developers.

 The burglar broke open the exhaust fan of the bathroom in the office and entered the premises. The incident took place on the second floor of the office building, according to the complaint.

 The burglary took place between 8:15pm on Monday and 9:30am on Tuesday when the office was locked. 

A cupboard inside the complainant’s chamber contained Rs 1,00,000 in cash which was stolen. From the chamber of the complainant’s father Nitin Karia, Rs 20,45,000 and Rs 4,00,000 was stolen from the chamber of Girish Mehta, vice-president of Karia Developers, according to the police.

Police inspector Balbhim Nanavare of Yerawada police station, said, “We do not have a clear CCTV footage of the area and no suspects have been identified.” 

 A case under Sections 454 (lurking house-trespass or house-breaking in order to commit offence punishable with imprisonment), 457 (lurking house-trespass or house-breaking by night in order to commit offence punishable with imprisonment), 380 (theft in dwelling house etc) of Indian Penal Code was registered at Yerawada police station against unidentified people.

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