Rs 5 lakh in cash, jewellery worth Rs 13 lakh burgled

Rs 5 lakh in cash, jewellery worth Rs 13 lakh burgled

Thieves struck at a house in JB Nagar and made away with Rs 5 lakh cash and valuables worth
Rs 13 lakh.

Sanjay T, the owner of  the house, and his family were away from the city on July 7. They returned on Sunday afternoon.

Sanjay grew suspicious as the lock of the front door was broken. He entered inside and noticed that the almirah was open. The thieves had stolen Rs 5 lakh in cash and jewellery worth Rs 13 lakh kept in the almirah, said the police.

In another incident at Sadduguntepalya, thieves broke open the locks of the shutter of Madhuloka, a liquor outlet on the ring road in BTM  Layout, and fled with Rs 5 lakh in cash. 

The theft came to light on Monday after the owner went to the store. He had kept the cash in the locker as the banks were closed on Saturday and Sunday, the police said.

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