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Pune: Gun, gold and cash stolen from retired Army soldier’s house in Bopkhel

An FIR was registered after Shinde’s brother, who lives nearby, saw the broken door locks and reported the incident to the police.

By: Express News Service | Pune |
Updated: August 10, 2021 10:20:33 pm
Pune news, Gun stolen from ex-servicemen's home, Bhopkel, Pune latest news, Pune news updateThe burglary was reported on the intervening night of August 6 and 7 when Shinde and his family members were in their hometown. (Representational)

Gun, gold and cash stolen from retired Army soldier’s house in Bopkhel

In a burglary reported at the house of a retired Army soldier in Bopkhel area of Pimpri-Chinchwad, a single-barrel gun and five live rounds were among the stolen goods.

A First Information Report in the case has been registered by Shivaji Shinde (56), a resident of Bopkhel, who is an Army ex-serviceman. The burglary was reported on the intervening night of August 6 and 7, when Shinde and his family members were at their hometown.

Police officials said the burglars entered the house by breaking the locks on the main gate and doors of the house, and later broke the lock of the cupboard in the bedroom. They stole a single-barrel gun, five live rounds, over 300 grams of gold and silver ornaments, some cash and a watch, worth more than Rs 7 lakh.

An FIR was registered after Shinde’s brother, who lives nearby, saw the broken door locks and reported the incident to the police.

Assistant Inspector Ajitkumar Khatal, who is investigating the case, said, “We have launched a probe and our team is working on some clues…”,

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