With the onset of the marriage season, thieves appear to have turned their consideration to marriage features on the metropolis’s five-star lodges, hanging at will and bolting with jewelry and money. During the last two days, jewelry and money value ₹85 lakh had been stolen from two luxurious lodges that had been booked for marriage features.
Within the first incident, jewelry and money value ₹70 lakh had been stolen from a marriage perform on Sunday at Leela Atmosphere resort in Gurgaon.
With the visitors and hosts focussed on the wedding ceremony, the thieves managed to sneak in and seize a small black bag which contained all of the jewelry and money, stated Bhushan Swahney, the complainant and the bride’s uncle.
Sawhney, a resident of Noida’s Sector 45, stated, “All our visitors had been arriving on the time and the wedding ceremony had solely simply begun. Everybody was busy attending to the visitors and all of the money and jewelry had been stored in a black bag. At round 12.45am, we seen that the bag was lacking. We looked for it frantically and requested the resort workers to point out us the CCTV footage.”
In his grievance to the police, Sawhney stated that the bag contained money, gold and diamond jewelry, bangles and a bracelet. He claimed that the standard of the CCTV footage that they got entry to was poor and some safety cameras on the resort weren’t working.
The members of the family reported the incident to the police at round 1.45am.
A case was registered on the DLF Part 3 police chowki beneath Part 380 (theft in dwelling home) of the Indian Penal Code.
“We’re scanning the CCTV footage and are additionally quizzing the resort workers in a bid to collect extra details about the incident. We noticed an individual within the footage who’s proven choosing up the bag (filled with money and ornaments) and assembly one other particular person on the doorway. Nonetheless, we nonetheless haven’t been in a position to learn how they escaped from the resort,” Manoj Kumar, sub-inspector, DLF Part 3 police chowki, stated.
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Nonetheless, a spokesperson for the resort denied the complainant’s declare saying all their safety cameras had been purposeful on the time of the incident.
“All our CCTV cameras are purposeful and we’re extending fulll cooperation to the police on this case. We’re offering all of the required data,” Nidhi Verma, spokesperson for Leela Atmosphere resort, stated.
In an identical incident, jewelry value ₹4 lakh was stolen throughout a wedding ceremony at The Westin Gurgaon Lodge in Sector 29 on Saturday.
Atul Singh, the groom, stated that unidentified individuals took away the jewelry which was stored on a desk. He stated the incident befell whereas members of the family had been busy taking footage of the wedding ceremony.
“At round 12.25am, we discovered te bag containing the jewelry lacking and knowledgeable the police,” Singh stated.
A case has been registered at Sector 29 police station, the police stated. “We’ve got gathered proof from the CCTV footage and hope to nab the culprits and recuperate the stolen gadgets quickly,” stated sub inspector, Mahender Pathak, extra station home officer, Sector 29 police station.
In one other incident, money and jewelry value Rs 7 lakh had been stolen had been stolen at DLF Metropolis Membership Part 4 on Friday. In his grievance to the police, Ashok Khera, a resident of Aloha Condominium, stated he had booked the venue for a household perform and was assured of correct safety throughout the occasion. The police filed a case at Sector 29 police station beneath sections 380 and 120B of the Indian Penal Code. Three staffers of the membership have additionally been named within the grievance, the police stated.
On February 5, ₹4.5 lakh in money and jewelry value ₹2.5 lakh, together with a cell phone, had been stolen from a wedding perform at Lodge Galaxy in Sector 15 Half 2. Although the wrongdoer was captured by the CCTV, the standard of footage was so poor that the particular person couldn’t be recognized, the police stated.