Thieves strike farmers house, decamp with Rs 1 lakh and gold

Ujjain : Thieves decamped with gold jewellery, silver utensils, cash worth several lakhs after breaking into a farmers house in village Jawasiya at DewasRoad while the owner was sleeping on Wednesday night.

The owner of the house, Ravindra Aanjna, his wife, daughter and were present in the house when the thieves entered one of the rooms by breaking a window- grill. Aanjna said all valuables lying in the room were stolen. “ We were sleeping in another room when the thieves struck,” Aanjna said the thieves opened almirahs and stole cash, jewellery and gold ornaments.

While Aanjana claimed that he was yet to calculate the loss, police sources said he suffered a loss of around Rs1 lakh.

The police said it appeared that the thieves had information about where the valuables and cash were lying as they did not enter any other room. A team of the Forensic Science Laboratory ( FSL) visited the spot. Fingerprints of the accused were lifted by the police from the room where the theft took place. A FIR has been lodged at Narwar police station by the house owner.

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