Jewellery worth ₹40L stolen from store in Ahmednagar

  • | Monday | 2nd October, 2023

Nashik: Unidentified burglars broke into a jewellery shop and stole gold jewellery worth nearly Rs 40 lakh from the Saraf Bazaar area of Ahmednagar city at 4am on Sunday.The Ahmednagar police have formed different teams to track down the burglars involved in the crime.The burglars arrived in a car, broke open the jewellery stores shutter, stole the valuables and fled. According to the jeweller, the thieves made away with gold jewellery weighing approximately 400 grams, said inspector Chandrashekhar Yadav.The burglars also stole the digital video recorder from inside the store. There was no security guard appointed at the store, nor was there an alarm system that could have alerted people in the area, said personnel of the Kotwali police station in Ahmednagar.The jewellery market area has three security guards. These guards were apparently patrolling the other parts of the market when the burglars broke into the jewellery store using a jack and other instruments. By the time the security guards reached the spot, the burglars had decamped. The police also reached the incident spot as soon as the theft was reported by the security guards.Prakash Lolge, the president of the jewellers association, said, Another burglary had occurred in the same market about seven months ago. There are a large number of jewellery stores here. However, the owners are reluctant to appoint security guards. There are only three security guards for the entire market. The CCTVs installed by the jewellers also cover only the space next to the shutters. The CCTV cameras should have been fixed in a manner that provided a proper view of the road in front of the shops as well, said Lolge. Meanwhile, the Ahmednagar police have carried out the panchanama and collected the fingerprint impressions from the crime scene.We also published the following articles recentlyGuard chases, catches burglarA security guard in Panchkula caught a burglar after an alarm went off in a house. The guard chased and apprehended one of the suspects while the others escaped. The owner of the house was out of the country at the time. There have been several other incidents of burglaries reported in different areas, including thefts from houses and shops. In a separate case, a woman was found dead in Visakhapatnam, and the police are investigating it as a possible murder.Delhi jewellery shop burglary: Police see two persons in CCTV, identify five possible routes taken by burglarsDelhi police have accessed CCTV footage showing two individuals involved in a major burglary in the Bhogal area of the city. The exact number and identities of those involved are yet to be determined. Police have identified five possible routes the burglars could have taken to reach the buildings roof. Forensic evidence and fingerprints have been collected from neighboring rooftops. The thieves stole jewelry after creating a hole in the strong rooms wall. The owner estimates the value of the stolen jewelry to be around Rs 20-25 crores.Burglars loot 35L jewellery from 32 lockers in Hry bankBurglars broke into a bank in Ambala, Haryana, and stole gold and silver jewelry worth around Rs 35 lakh from 32 lockers. They gained entry by drilling a hole in the banks wall. The theft was discovered when the branch manager opened the bank in the morning. A case has been registered, and a special investigation team has been formed to find the culprits. In other news, burglars in Vizianagaram and Bobbili stole gold ornaments and cash from houses, and a man in Chennai was arrested for cheating a woman.

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