The sleuths of Ramgopalpet police station have arrested two thieves identified as Rinku Chatterjee and Sitamber Rai alias Raju within 24 hours and seized cash of Rs 13,50,000 from their possession.
Rinku, a native of West Bengal and his accomplice Sitamber of Bihar landed in Hyderabad for livelihood and employed with one Nitin Kumar of Bapubagh colony, Prenderghast Road, Secunderabad as cook and house keeper respectively a week ago. The duo has gained confidence and were moving in the house freely by watching the movements of their business man owner like keeping the cash in an almirah. The duo saw Nitin Kumar keeping a cash bag in the almirah on Sunday and decided to steal the cash bag on the same day.
Incidentally, the owner and his family went out for dinner in a hotel. The accused kept the back door unbolted and switched off the CC Cameras located inside and outside the house. Later, they sneaked into the house from back door and stole the cash of Rs 13,50,000 from the almirah and kept in their rented room. As usual, they were working in the house as if nothing has happened.
However, the theft was discovered and the accused were arrested on Monday by the Ramgopalpet police and the stolen cash was seized from them. (NSS)