ACE LENSMAN’S PAREL HOUSE ROBBED OF 9L, CAR­PEN­TER HELD

Hindustan Times ST (Mumbai) - Live - - FRONT PAGE - Sa­gar Ra­jput

MUM­BAI: Fash­ion pho­tog­ra­pher AtulKas­bekar­was­robbedof cash and valu­ables worth Rs9 lakh.

A case was reg­is­tered with the Bhoi­wada po­lice sta­tion fol­low­ing which a car­pen­ter, who worked in the build­ing, was ar­rested. This is the fourth rob­bery case since July last year, apart from two other at­tempted rob­beries, in the C wing of Ashok Tow­ers at Parel. The ar­rested car­pen­ter has con­fessed, the po­lice said. For­mer com­mis­sioner of Mum­bai po­lice D Shivanan­dan heads the so­ci­ety com­mit­tee at Ashok Tow­ers.

Kas­bekar reg­is­tered the case in the first week of February and the po­lice be­lieved some­one work­ing in the build­ing was com­mit­ting the crimes. A po­lice of­fi­cer from Bhoi­wada po­lice sta­tion said, “There are around 170 CCTV cam­eras in­side the premises, but we didn’t find any­one act­ing sus­pi­ciously. The se­cu­rity sys­tem is strict and bags are checked while en­ter­ing and leav­ing the build­ing. Sowe­sus­pect­ed­some­onework­ing in the build­ing was com­mit­ting these crimes.”

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