“If there was no money…”: Thieves’ letter to Madhya Pradesh official

If there was no money in the house, the lock should not have been locked, the collector read the note.

In a strange incident of theft in Madhya Pradesh, thieves not only broke into the house of a deputy collector but also left a note for him. “When there was no money, they did not have to lock, neither did the collector (If there was no money in the house, you should not have closed it, Collector),” read the note.

The theft took place at the official residence of Trilochan Gaur in the Civil Lines area of ​​Dewas, two and a half hours from state capital Bhopal.

The incident is being seen as a challenge to the police as the officer’s house is situated between the bungalows of an MLA and Dewas Sub-Divisional Magistrate (SDM) Pradeep Soni and just 100 meters from the residence of the Superintendent of Police. .

Trilochan Gaur, currently posted as SDM in Khategaon tehsil of Dewas, was not in his house for the last 15-20 days. He reported the incident when he noticed that his belongings were scattered in the house and some cash and silver ornaments were missing.

“Rs 30,000 cash and some jewelery were stolen from the government residence of Trilochan Gaur, who is presently posted as Khategaon SDM. The exact time of the incident is not yet known,” said Inspector Umrao Singh.

The matter is being investigated.

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