'naked' thief steals jewellery worth 1.53 crore from tanishq | surat news - times of india - gold necklace and earring set
SURAT: A contract housekeeping worker working with the famous jewelry brand showrooom Tanishq stole 4 pieces.
Gold jewelry worth nearly 384 kg rupees.
53 crore was arrested on Valentine's Day, but was arrested on Wednesday with the help of CCTV.
Prashant Varade, 25, was naked and covered his face with a handkerchief to avoid being caught by CCTV at midnight on February 14 and stealing jewelry from the Ghoddod road showroom.
At about 9: 45 p. m. when the showroom was closed, he hid on the second floor.
After making sure everyone left, he took off his clothes and came to the first floor, opened the display case and stole the decorations.
He took 47 bracelets, 31 bracelets, 16 gold chains, 3 pendants, 4 pendants, 13 earrings, 18 necklaces and earrings and 1 gold coin.
Varade then broke the bar of the second floor window and escaped with the air roof --conditioners.
On Wednesday morning, Praful Joshi, the performance room manager, noticed that several decorations had disappeared and he immediately informed Umra police.
Noting Valard's absence, the police began to suspect, and went to his house in Ambedkarnagar, limbayat.
He was caught just as he was about to run away.
In the inquiry, he pleaded guilty to the crime and revealed that he had buried the decorations in the open space near the neiggiri circle.
All the decorations were recovered.
In addition to the jewelry, he stole a laptop, a mobile phone and 10,000 rupees in cash.
Varade, a member of Maharashtra, recently came to Surat to make a living and was employed in the showroom by a contractor.
City police chief Satish Kumar Sharma said, "he doesn't seem to have any associates at the moment, but we are asking him in detail.
Sharma said they will also hold a meeting of City jewelers and advise them on being vigilant.
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