Thieves steal valuables worth Rs21 lakh from bungalow in Mumbai
The stolen valuables include diamond jewelry, precious stones, gold ornaments and cash.Updated: Oct 11, 2017 00:46 IST
A 58-year-old resident of Chembur, Nikhil Parekh, on Monday approached the police after unidentified persons stole valuables worth Rs21.92 lakh after breaking the back door of his bungalow while he was abroad.
The incident occurred at Collector colony in Chembur.
The break-in was noticed by one of the neighbours on the morning of September 22, who then informed Parekh, who was in Australia at the time. Parekh returned to the country and lodged a complaint with the Chembur police on Monday. The house break-in may have occurred during the early hours.
Police said the accused may have gained access to the house though a nullah that passes through the bungalow, which is near the railway tracks.
The stolen valuables include diamond jewelry, precious stones, gold ornaments and cash.
Police said they are trying to ascertain the identity of the accused. A case has been registered against unidentified persons under section 454 (lurking house-trespass or house-breaking), 457 (lurking house-trespass or house-breaking by night) and 380 (theft in dwelling house) of the Indian Penal Code.
First Published: Oct 11, 2017 00:46 IST