Cash, jewellery worth ₹32 lakh stolen from builder’s home

  • | Tuesday | 28th November, 2023

Pune: Gold and diamond ornaments collectively worth Rs 23.5 lakh and Rs 9 lakh in cash were burgled from the bungalow of a builder at Ashoknagar locality in Bhosale Nagar on Range Hills Road.The theft occurred sometime between 10.30pm on Saturday and 12.30pm on Sunday, when the culprits entered the bungalow of builder Deepak Jagtap (52) by breaking a sliding window of the kitchen. They proceeded to one of the bedrooms on the second floor and broke open a wardrobe, which had two lockers containing the cash and jewellery that they stole, the Chatushrungi police said.Incidentally, Jagtap and his family were sleeping in their third-floor bedroom while a security guard was manning the front of the bungalow. Jagtap also has a pet dog, but the dog didnt bark either.When contacted, Jagtap told TOI, The theft came to light when one of my domestic staff found the wardrobe door broken. I was sleeping in the third floor bedroom. My parents, who have gone to Srirampur in Ahmednagar district, usually sleep in the second floor bedroom. I feel the burglary was well-planned as the intruders did not touch any other articles in the bungalow.Assistant inspector Ravindra Patil said, CCTV footage shows two men scaling the compound wall of the bungalow in the rear and entering the kitchen after breaking the sliding window. We are analyzing footage in Ashoknagar locality and nearby localities to establish the trail of the burglars before and after the crime. We are also conducting technical investigations and hope to detect the case at the earliest.In a similar incident, burglars had stolen gold jewellery, cash and US currency, collectively worth Rs 7.16 lakh, from the bungalow of a poultry businessman on NIBM Annex Road between October 5 and 7.We also published the following articles recentlyCash & ornaments worth Rs 32 lakh burgled from builders bungalow in Punes Bhosale NagarUnidentified intruders burgled gold, diamond ornaments, and cash worth Rs 23.50 lakhs from the bungalow of builder Deepak Jagtap (52) in Bhosale Nagar. The theft occurred between 10.30pm on Saturday and 12.30pm on Sunday. The culprits entered the bungalow by breaking a sliding window of the kitchen. The police are analyzing CCTV footage and conducting investigations to detect the case.Thane: Two people die of suffocation after bungalow catches fireTwo people died due to suffocation after getting trapped in a fire at the Madhvi Niwas bungalow in the Waghbil area of Thane. The fire broke out on the first floor of the bungalow. Three family members were safely evacuated, but a 60-year-old man and his 55-year-old relative got trapped on the second floor. They were found unconscious and pronounced dead at the hospital.Bungalow No. 50: How did the mystery unravel?An alert officer foiled an out-and-out land grab attempt by a gang of people, many of them registration department employees, to occupy a prime parcel of land worth over `300 crore in Kathipara. The 1.5-acre property, connecting Butt Road and Powells Road, has a title history dating back to 1902. The 85-year-old Bungalow Number 50 in the middle of the land is now under the control of the state government. The officer discovered fake land records and the involvement of a tout, leading to the arrest of several individuals.

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