MS Building hit by serial thefts

Two more back-to-back thefts from two other government departments housed in MS Building has no doubt raised serious questions about the security in the complex.

The first incident of its kind came to light when a LCD monitor went missing from the legal cell of the Transport Department on July 22. As per a complaint filed by Muniveera Reddy, Joint Commissioner (Administration), the monitor which costs around Rs 6,000 was stolen after office hours.

In the second incident, which took place in the office of Directorate of Economics and Statistics on August 23, a CPU and 17-inch LCD monitor was stolen. According to the complainant V Muniraju, the stolen computer was used in e-governance programme and was under the supervision of first division assistant Savitha.

In the third incident, a computer monitor was reportedly stolen from the PDM section of the Department of Women and Child Welfare. According to the complaint filed by D M Shivkumar, Joint Director (Administration), the incident was noticed on August 26.

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