Congress Leader Shashi Tharoor’s Delhi Home Burgled: Here’s What Happened

Several valuable items, including idols and “copper Gandhi glasses” gifted to him by PM Modi, were stolen from Congress leader and Lok Sabha MP Shashi Tharoor’s home in the early hours of November 29. Police are yet to identify the accused. Following a complaint by Tharoor, a case has been filed under IPC section 380/457 at Tughlak Road police station and several teams of the New Delhi district special staff and the Crime Branch have been formed. Tharoor lives in Lodhi Estate in the well-guarded Lutyens’ Zone. Several Members of Parliament and VIPs live in the same area. According to Tharoor’s complaint, the thieves climbed the wall of his official residence and entered his personal office after breaking the front door. Police said Twelve 32 GB pen drives and an internet dongle were also stolen. Police added that the investigating officers have been asked by senior officers of the New Delhi district to swiftly track the accused. A special staff team of the New Delhi district has been roped in for this task.