Burglary in Kothrud house: ‘Defence medals’,valuables stolen

Thieves broke into a bungalow in Kothrud and decamped with “two medals awarded by the Department of Defence” and other valuables worth Rs 4.1 lakh when the owner was out of Pune for a few days,police said on Thursday.

Written by Express News Service | Published: May 10, 2013 1:36:38 am

Thieves broke into a bungalow in Kothrud and decamped with “two medals awarded by the Department of Defence” and other valuables worth Rs 4.1 lakh when the owner was out of Pune for a few days,police said on Thursday.

A complaint in this regard has been registered by Sadashiv Vaman Chitale,a resident of Anant Krupa Society on Paud Road in Kothrud.

As per information given by the complainant,Kothrud police said the incident took place sometime between the mornings of May 4 and 8,when the Chitale family was out of Pune and the house was locked.

Police Inspector (Crime) S B Navle said: “The lock of a door was broken and the thieves had entered the bedroom. The safe has been broken. As per the complaint,two medals from the defence department awarded to Chitale’s son Ranjeet have been stolen. Besides,gold ornaments and silver utensils worth Rs 4.1 lakh are missing.”

Police are yet to identify the suspects in the case.

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