Jewellery worth ` 42K looted from constable’s house
The Sanpada police have registered a case after some unidentified people broke into a house at Sector 5 and fled with gold jewellery worth Rs42,000 from it on Thursday. The complainant in the case is a woman constable posted at Turbhe MIDC police station.
According to the police, Sujata Garje, 24, lives in a rented house with a roommate, who is also a constable with Mumbai police. Both of them were on duty when the theft took place.
“The complainant had been entrusted with some work during the cyber- safety week and she left her room around 9.30am. On returning home around 3.30pm, she found that the lock at the main entrance of the house was broken. Later, she realised that gold jewellery was missing from one of the rooms and then approached us,” said GG Survada, police sub- inspector from Sanpada police station.
The police suspect someone from the same area, who knew the office timing of the complainant, is involved in the crime.
“We have registered a case under sections 454, 457 and 380 of the Indian Penal Code ( IPC) against the unidentified accused. Our investigations are on,” another police officer said.
“We always suggest people keep jewellery in bank lockers,” he added.