Gang that broke into house last wk busted, 6 arrested

  • | Friday | 1st December, 2023

GHAZIABAD: Six members of a gang that broke into a house in Ghaziabad on November 19 when the owners were out of town to attend a programme in Bulandshahr were arrested on Thursday. The men took Rs 22 lakh in cash and jewellery worth Rs 10 lakh from the house. According to police, Sunny (23), Umesh alias Chotu (24), Lalit (23), Pappu (22), Mohit (22) and Kabir (24) — all residents of Ghaziabad — were arrested on Thursday.The gang has been active for the last five years and Umesh is the kingpin.Rohit Chaudhary, a resident of Morti village and works as a transporter, left his house on the evening of November 18 to visit his relatives in Bulandshahr. When he returned on November 20, he found the lock of the house broken and valuables stolen. Nipun Agarwal, DCP said that some people sit in a park near Chaudharys house and have alcohol. One of the six accused had noticed him locking the house and informed others. They broke open the lock, entered the house and fled with jewellery worth Rs 10 lakh, Rs 22 lakh cash, a licensed pistol with some live cartridges and an LED TV, Agarwal said. After Chaudhary reached out to police, they first held Sunny, who then named other members. They were later arrested from their houses under Section 380 (theft) of the IPC, police said. The accused are facing eight cases of theft registered in Delhi-NCR. We also published the following articles recently72 sovereigns of gold jewellery stolen from house near MaduraiBurglars broke into the house of a paint shop owner near Nagamalai Pudukottai in Madurai district and escaped with 72 sovereigns of gold jewellery. S Rameshkannan, 54, of Venkatachalapathi Nagar, Thuvariman, is running a paint shop at KK Nagar in Madurai city. On November 23, Rameshkannan stayed in his house in Thuvariman and then left for KK Nagar the following day. On Sunday, a maid found the front door broken open. The burglars had stolen 72 sovereigns of gold jewellery and some silver items from the house.500 register for DDAs housing scheme on day 1Delhi Development Authority (DDA) has received over 500 registrations for its newly constructed EWS and LIG flats in Narela, Dwarka, and Loknayakpuram. The flats are part of the Festival Special Housing Scheme, 2023. DDA has offered 5,000 flats initially, with a total of over 30,000 flats to be offered in tranches based on demand. The booking of flats will start on December 11, and the scheme will be closed on March 31, 2024. To apply, applicants must be Indian citizens, at least 18 years old, and have a family income not exceeding Rs 10 lakh per annum for EWS flats.Go house to house, seek views on booze ban: Bihar CM Nitish KumarBihar CM Nitish Kumar orders a statewide house-to-house survey to gauge public opinion on liquor prohibition, in response to the BJP-led oppositions demand to lift the liquor ban. Currently, 99% women and 92% men in Bihar are in favor of the prohibition, and the CM assures that Bihar will remain a dry state.

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