JAMSHEDPUR: Unidentified thieves broke in chief minister Raghubar Das in-law’s house in Budhram Mohalla under Sonari police station area in Jamshedpur and decamped with items worth around Rs 50,000.
Sonari police station officer in-charge Dharambir Singh told TOI on Sunday: “Two youths had been spotted in the area on Saturday night by CM’s in-laws’ neighbour and it is being presumed they broke into the house at around 3 to 4 am on Sunday, when CM’s kins were asleep.”
Singh added that the thieves scaled the front wall, then climbed to the roof and entered the house by breaking open the lock of the attic. Then they walked down the stairs and broke open the locked door of the room occupied by CM’s elder brother in-law who was away in Bangalore, he said.
The thieves ransacked the almirah and took away the silver ornaments worth around Rs 50,000. When the incident occurred CM’s younger brother in-law Deepak Sahu along with his wife and child was sleeping in another room of the house, he added.
When they woke up in the morning and found the entrance door locked from outside, they raised alarm. Responding to the alarm, their neighbor a lawyer rushed to help them, OC said. Later they found out that thieves had entered their house and decamped with silver ornaments.
OC said an FIR has been filed this connection and four persons have been detained for quizzing. Police are taking help of sniffer dogs to trace the culprits and expressed hope that guilty would be pinned down soon.