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Thief breaks into Bollywood film distributor’s flat in Mumbai, escapes with ₹8.5 lakh

The Santacruz resident lost Rs6.5 lakh in cash and two wristwatches worth Rs2 lakh

mumbai Updated: Nov 14, 2017 16:08 IST
HT Correspondent
HT Correspondent
Hindustan Times
The accused stole 3,500 Euros, which amounts to around Rs3 lakh.
The accused stole 3,500 Euros, which amounts to around Rs3 lakh.
         

An unidentified person broke into the house of a film distributor and stole cash and valuables worth Rs8.5 lakh from his apartment in the western suburb of Santacruz.

The theft took place around midnight on Sunday when the complainant, Sanjay Jumani, 57, was not at home, the Santacruz police, who are investigating the case, said.

“The accused broke the lock of the door and entered the flat in Palm Crest building, Santacruz (west). We are checking the CCTV footage for leads,” said an officer from Santacruz police station, who did not wish to be named.

The accused stole ₹3.5 lakh in Indian currency, 3,500 Euros, which amounts to around ₹3 lakh, and two wristwatches collectively worth ₹2 lakh.

The police have registered a case of house break-in and theft against an unidentified person. No arrests have been made so far.

First Published: Nov 14, 2017 16:05 IST

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