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Iebrief; Thieves break into temple,cash missing

Unidentified people broke into a Sai Baba temple in Sai Nagar,Sector C on Kanjur Village Road in Bhandup on Tuesday morning and took away Rs 50,000 from its donation box.

Written by Express News Service |
April 3, 2012 1:22:03 am

Thieves break into temple,cash missing

Unidentified people broke into a Sai Baba temple in Sai Nagar,Sector C on Kanjur Village Road in Bhandup (East) on Tuesday morning and took away Rs 50,000 from its donation box. Devotees who had gone to the temple in the morning found its lock broken and the donation box lying on the ground. “Some persons who run temple were present there till 2 am,as a function was going on. They swept the premises,locked the temple and went home. The devotees in the morning found that someone had forced their way inside,” senior inspector Rajkumar Wakale of Kanjurmarg police said. A case has been registered under Sections 457 (house break-in) and 380 (theft) of the IPC.

Three held for stealing overhead wires

Three persons were arrested by the Nagpada police on Monday night for allegedly cutting and stealing overhead telephone wires. Officers said the accused were responsible for stealing 600 kilograms of copper wire from an overhead transformer in the area last month. Police said the accused had reportedly burnt themselves while trying to steal the wires. The accused were arrested after the police went to local hospitals and got a list of persons treated for burn injuries. The three were produced in court and have been remanded in police custody until Friday.

Man held for robbing woman

A 25-year-old man was arrested by the Nagpada Police on Tuesday for allegedly robbing his girlfriend at knife-point on Friday. The accused,stealing Gupta,was produced in court and has been remanded to police custody until April 7. The incident took place on Friday when Gupta threatened the victim with a knife,before escaping with Rs 3.26 lakh in cash and jewellery worth Rs 50,000.

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