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Neighbour affixes window glass after burglary, held

Neighbour affixes window glass after burglary, held

NEW DELHI: When the police officers reached a house for a burglary investigation, they were surprised to see that no forced entry was made. Yet the burglar decamped with lakhs of rupees along with music system, LCD TV and several other gadgets in South-East Delhi's Tuglaqabad area. It was then an investigating police officer saw some broken pieces of glass on the floor. After careful examination of the glass windows, the investigators could conclude that the window adjoining a neighbour's house was first broken and after the burglary affixed again.

On January 4, a complainant who resides at Tughlakabad Extn left for his native place in Bihar. After a week, he returned home on January 10 and found that it had been robbed and Rs 1,20,000 cash, LCD TV, One-Tab, one music system and a camera were missing.

During investigation, a Head constable Ramesh Babu visited the place of incident and inspected the crime scene. He found that neither any lock of the house was broken nor there was any sign of forced entry. The window and its panes were also found intact. Later, he found that a glass in the window panel had been installed afresh. Further, there were also pieces of glass lying on the floor. It became apparent that the burglar has entered the house by breaking the glass window panel and replaced the panes after taking out the articles. The said window appeared to be the possible entry point for the burglar. This window was found to be adjoining the neighbour's house.

"A 19-year-old neighbour of the victim identified as Yuvraj was held. He confessed his involvement in the burglary. It was also found that alleged was earlier arrested in a robbery case at Vasant Vihar," said Chinmoy Biswal, DCP South East.

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