Thieves gang members targeted a grocery and chemist’s shops located at Sir Chhoturam Chowk (Mandi Chowk) in the city on Tuesday night. The gang members stole goods and cash worth thousands of rupees from the shop by breaking the walls of the stairs of the shops of Kariyane and Chemist.
On receiving the information, the police and the team of Scene of Crime reached the spot in the morning and investigated the matter. Team E-Charge of Scene of Crime Dr. Chandrashekhar gathered evidence from the spot.
On the complaint of the affected shopkeeper, the police registered a case of theft against unknown persons. Madan Lal, Manoj and Surendra, who run Lal Kariana store at Sir Chhoturam Chowk, told that the thieves entered the shop by breaking the wall of their stairs. After which the gang members broke the CCTV cameras installed in the shop.
Unknown people stole cash of about 8 thousand rupees from the shop by breaking the lump apart from cashew nuts, almonds, small cardamom, shampoo, ghee, refined, tea leaf packets and other items. Due to which they have suffered a loss of more than Rs 1 lakh.
On the other hand, Mehra, a resident of Rajat Bangar, who runs Bangar Medical Store nearby, told that the thieves entered the shop by breaking the wall of the stairs of his shop. Unknown people stole about 5 thousand rupees in cash from his shop