NAVI MUMBAI: Incidents of thefts of breaking of the window panes of unattended parked cars and stealing valuables kept inside is increasing in the city. Two such incidents have been reported on Monday that occurred in Kharghar and CBD nodes. While, in Kharghar node, it is the second incident within a week at the same spot near Iskcon temple, in CBD node, the thieves have targeted the car parked at a distance of 200 metres from CBD police station.
On Monday a FIR has been registered at Kharghar police station by 61-year-old Surendrapal Maniktala, a resident of sector-20, Kharghar, who has claimed he has parked his car near Iskcon temple on 27 May around 7.30 am and had gone to offer prayers. When he returned, he found his car’s rear left door window pane broken and his laptop and cannon camera totally worth Rs 26k was stolen.
Last Friday, at the same spot, a Kharghar resident Yogesh Gupta’s (34) car window pane was broken and his laptop, mobile and purse was stolen. The stolen booty was worth Rs 45k. Gupta too had gone inside the temple temple when the thieves targeted his car. As there is no CCTV camera surveillance on the street near the temple, the cops do not have any evidence of the theft.
While, a Kharghar woman Vibhuti Sharma’s (49) Dell laptop worth Rs 50k was stolen from her car by breaking the rear left door’s window pane when she had parked it on the road near Meenakshi hotel in sector-4, CBD. The incident occurred on Mondaybetween 7.30 am and 8.45 am. Theft cases u/s 379 of the IPC have been registered at Kharghar and CBD police stations.