Satyen­dar’s house bro­ken into, all rooms ran­sacked; FIR lodged

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New Delhi: Thieves broke into Delhi home min­is­ter Satyen­dar Jain’s house in Saraswati Vi­har on Sun­day evening and ran­sacked all the rooms. The theft was re­ported to po­lice af­ter Jain re­turned from a meet­ing. Po­lice sus­pect that the mis­cre­ants broke into the house through a ser­vice door. Jain also has an of­fice at the house.

Jain tweeted the pho­to­graphs of the ran­sacked rooms. His fam­ily was still try­ing to as­cer­tain the amount of loss till late on Sun­day. The mis­cre­ants seem­ingly took a


long time ran­sack­ing the house as all draw­ers and almi­rahs had been turned out. The house had been locked for the past six months.

The theft was dis­cov­ered by his neigh­bours who in­formed Jain’s wife, Poonam, around 9pm. The PCR was in­formed around 9.30pm and a po­lice team led by the area DCP later reached Jain’s house to probe the crime.

An ini­tial probe sug­gests that the rob­bers had come equipped with house-break­ing equip­ment and dis­abled the se­cu­rity sys­tems be­fore en­ter­ing. A crime and foren­sics team has lifted ev­i­dences from the house. Po­lice are also prob­ing whether the mis­cre­ants were look­ing for spe­cific or im­por­tant doc­u­ments kept there. Kitchen and bath­room taps and a few show­pieces were found miss­ing. An FIR has been lodged un­der IPC sec­tions 429/ 19, 457 and 380.

Cour­tesy: Twit­ter

The house had been locked for past six months

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