Indore: Unidentified thieves stole valuables worth lakhs in separate incidents in the city on Saturday and Sunday. According to police, a miscreant managed to flee with a bag kept in a car in Ranipura area. The police said one Lakhan Vishwakarma of Bajrang Nagar had lodged a complaint of theft with police. Lakhan said he was working as driver of Dr Mahaveer Bidasairya.

“I was waiting in the car for Dr Bidasariya when the latter had gone to a nearby shop in Ranipura area.  In the meantime, an unidentified person came to me and said oil was leaking from the car. When I came out to check the leakage, the miscreant managed to decamp with the bag kept in car,” Lakhan said. The bag contained Rs 2.87 lakh cash and some important documents. Police have registered a case and started investigations.

In a similar incident, thieves took away a bag from a car after breaking its window panes. Rajendra Singh lodged a complaint of theft and informed the police that he had parked his car near Bhanwarkua Square on Saturday evening. When he returned after finishing his work, he found glass panes of his car broken and the bag, which was kept in the vehicle missing. The complainant also said that the bag contained Rs 2.15 lakh cash, PAN card, Aadhar card, ATM card and other important documents.

In other thefts, valuables including cash were stolen from a marriage garden in Aerodrome police station area. The police said Rahul son of Narayan Rao had come here with a marriage party from Betul. On Saturday night, they locked the room of marriage garden and went to take dinner. When they returned from hotel, they found the locks of room broken and valuables worth lakhs missing.

In yet another case that took place under Kshipra police station, the miscreants succeeded in taking carton boxes with cosmetics. Truck driver Nasir informed the police that he had parked the vehicle near a petrol pump when the theft took place. Some indentified miscreants stole a car from Sajan Nagar area on Saturday night. The vehicle was parked in front of house of owner Balram. When Balram woke-up in the morning, he found his brand new car sans number plate missing.

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