Mukesh Kumar Bhatnagar a practicing lawyer in Punjab and Haryana High Court, residing in Sector 45 reported a robbery in his house.
He stated that, on the night of 8th August, he along with his family went to his father’s place who lives in Sector 47. They returned back the next morning, and there they found their house broken into. He filed a complaint to the police and listed down the things which were stolen. He mentioned that gold and silver jewelry worth lakhs of rupees, 90,000 in cash, and other valuables were taken away by the robbers.
On receiving the complaint, the police registered the case under sections 380 (Theft in dwelling house) and 457 (Lurking house-trespass or housebreaking by night in order to commit an offense punishable with imprisonment) of IPC.f The police further stated that some unidentified miscreants broke into a lawyer’s house and decamped with 90,000 cash and gold and silver jewellery when the lawyer and his family members were away. A similar complaint was also registered under the same sections by a woman residing in Sector 8 who stated that the accused broke into her house on 28th July through a window and stole her gold and diamond jewellery.