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Pune: Servant, wife under lens in Rs 18.4L theft


PUNE: Unidentified individual(s) broke into the bungalow of a businessman in Karvenagar and fled with money, gold and diamond ornaments worth Rs18.40 lakh, police mentioned on Monday.

The businessman suspected involvement of a domestic lend a hand and his wife, whom he had employed barely 15 days in the past and allowed them to stay within the outhouse of the bungalow.


Assistant inspector (Alankar police) Arun Ghodke informed TOI, “The complainant suspected that the couple was once from Nepal. He didn't have their photographs or address. He even didn't know their complete names.”

He mentioned the 44-year-old complainant is living in a bungalow in Navsahyadri society in Karvenagar. “The complainant had long gone to Kerala with his wife, whilst his parents had left for Amravati on February 18 to attend a marriage,” the officer mentioned.


When the complainant returned home within the morning of February 19, he spotted that the domestic lend a hand and his wife weren't on the space. “The businessman found that the rear door and its protection gate have been open. He checked the cabinets within the bedrooms and located that gold and silver ornaments of his wife and mom, money of Rs4.five lakh and a pc have been lacking,” Ghodke mentioned


The general price of the valuables stolen from the bungalow was once Rs18.40 lakh, Ghodke mentioned. “The businessman tried to touch the domestic lend a hand, but his mobile phone was once now not reachable. He lodged a criticism with the police on Sunday.”


The officer added, “We are discovering it difficult to trace the duo, because the businessman does now not have any photograph of them. Besides, the bungalow does now not have any CCTV coverage. We have alerted the railway officers and our probe is on.”




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