Women arrested for stealing cash and valuables from neighbour house worth Rs.1.6 Lakh recovered by Kamakshipalya police

Pramesh S Jain & Yogesh K Porwar

T he Kamakshipalya police on thursday arrested a 30-year-old former garment factory employee for stealing cash and gold valuables from the house of her neighbour while they were out of station.

The house owner Mahadeva,residents of Kottigepalya first main had gone out of station with family after keeping the keys in shoe box kept outside,which was usual space for most of the people to leave the keys.

The accused identified as Ratna,who saw the keys being kept and using the keys she gained entry and stole Rs.50,000 cash and gold valuables worth Rs.1.6 lakh.

She kept the key back in the same place and kept the valuables with her without even informing her family members.

The theft came to light when the family returned home and found the valuables missing without any break open.

Based on the complaint,the police suspected that someone knew about the key might have done it and verified the CCTV footage before picking up Ratna for questioning.

A detailed questioning led her to confess.The police said that Ratna had lost her job for the last two months and was in dire need of money for the expenses.

Her family members were shocked to know that Ratna had burgled the neighbours house for money said a senior officer.