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B-town robberies: Six celebs who hit headlines for been robbed


Mumbai:  Aamir Khan is very much in the news for his upcoming sports films Dangal, and also because of the recent robbery at his Bandra home.

Last week, Kiran Rao’s father reportedly filed a complaint about the jewellery missing from his house at the Khar Police Station, the complaint was registered under section 453 of the IPC.

According to the complaint, a ring and diamond necklace worth Rs 80 lakh has been reported as missing.

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Following the complaint, the police swung into action, has cross-examined the house staff including Kiran Rao’s domestic helps, PA and cook in the connection of missing jewellery. The police also asked Kiran to search her house to be sure that the valuables are really gone missing.

Despite, also searching the residences of the working staff at Rao’s house, there has been no break-through in the case so far.

Robberies are a common thing, however, when at bigger celebrities or well-know personalities, it becomes a talking point. This is not a first robbery at Bollywood celebrities home.

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Here are five other infamous instances… where the celebrities were robbed off their belongings:

Mallika Sherawat: Mallika Sherawat was allegedly beaten and robbed by three masked intruders outside her Paris apartment block. The alleged assault took place, when Mallika along with her French friend reached her residential building in the Chic 16th Arrondissement of Paris at 2140 hrs. The criminals wore scarves across their faces and “without saying a word, sprayed their victims with tear gas before punching them”.

Arpita Khan Sharma:  Salman Khan’s adopted sister Arpita was robbed of case and valuable worth Rs 3.25 lakh in Mumbai in August 2016. The incident took place when Arpita’s husband Aayush Sharma were travelling abroad. Apart from cash worth Rs 2.25 lakh, a 10 gm gold coin and designer clothes were also stolen.

Sonam Kapoor: In 2015, Sonam was robbed in her own house. She lost her diamond necklace worth Rs 5 lakh. She registered a complaint with the Juhu police, and stated that she had attended a party where she wore the diamond necklace. After that she kept the necklace in a drawer in the room, but later the same day she found it missing

Kajol: In 2013, Kajol lost 14 bangles worth Rs 5 lakh from her Juhu bungalow in Mumbai. Later the domestic help Gayatri Devendra and Santosh Pandey confessed to the crime. Out of 14 only 4 bangles were recovered from Gayatri and Santosh. This was the second robbery to rocked the Devgn paradise.

Sushmita Sen: Former Miss Universe was robbed at Greece in 2012 in broad daylight at the Athens airport, and left with nothing on her person except the jeans and t-shirt she wore. Her luggage, including her phone and passport, were all stolen.

Move on to Hollywood…

Recently, Reality TV star Kim Kardashian, who attended the Paris Fashion Week, was reportedly robbed of jewellery worth six million euros and more, at gunpoint.