Daijiworld Media Network – Moodbidri (MS)
Moodbidri, Mar 20: Thieves entered two houses near the entrance of Alangaru Mahalingeshwara temple on NH 169 on Sunday March 19 and took away gold, silver ware and cash.
Retired bank officials Ratnakara Jain and his neighbour Dheerendra Hegde had gone to Jain Basadi at 8 am along with their families in order to offer pooja.
Thieves broke the latch of back door of Ratnakar Jain’s house, entered inside and took away 25 sovereign gold and Rs 20000 cash. Then they entered the house of Dheerendra Hegde by breaking open the latch of front door and took away 20 gram of gold and Rs 60000 in cash. The total value of stolen valuables is Rs 10 lac.
Moodbidri police station (file photo)
Panambur ACP Manoj Kumar visited the spot. Inspector Niranjan Kumar of Moodbidri police station registered a case. Canine squad and finger print experts have also took vital clues from the houses. It is suspected that the act must be carried out by people who know the area very well.