2 break into businessman’s car in Thane, steal jewellery worth Rs7 lakh

The businessman, Ankur Singh, had retrieved the jewellery from his bank locker to wear it to a wedding

mumbai Updated: Feb 18, 2018 00:30 IST
Arvind Walmiki
Arvind Walmiki
Hindustan Times
Mumbai,Thane,Kalyan
A policeman inspects the car. (Rishikesh Choudhary)

Two unidentified men broke into a 23-year-old businessman’s car and fled with 300g of gold jewellery and 500g of silver jewellery, collectively worth around Rs7 lakh, in Kalyan on Saturday.

Police said the businessman, Ankur Singh, had retrieved the jewellery from his bank locker to wear it to a wedding. En route, he had stopped to meet a friend, parking the car opposite his house.The two accused smashed the car’s window and fled with the jewellery bag.

Singh found out about the burglary after a business associate, who was on his way to the meeting, called him saying his car’s window was shattered.

The incident was captured on CCTV cameras, the tapes of which were handed over to the police. The footage is grainy, and police thus are interrogating history-sheeters to identify the thieves. “We have filed a case and are investigating,” said an officer of the Kolshewadi police station.

First Published: Feb 18, 2018 00:30 IST