According to the police, the thief said in his letter that he was stealing in order to save a friend’s life and will return the stolen money. Assistant sub-inspector (ASI) Kamlesh Katare of Kotwali police station said that the theft happened at the home of a policeman who works in Chhattisgarh, while his family lives in Bhind city. The policeman’s wife and children had left for a relative’s house on June 30 and upon returning on Monday, they found the locks in their house broken, while things lay scattered all over.
In the letter that they found, the thief said, “Sorry friend, it was a compulsion. If I had not done this, then my friend would have lost his life. Don’t worry, as soon as I get the money, I will return it.” Some silver and gold ornaments were stolen and they suspect some acquaintance of the family to be involved in the act. A case has been registered regarding the theft and further investigation is underway.