Ludhiana: The farm house of former Jail Minister Malkit Singh Birmi at Mahaveer Enclave at Barewal road was targeted by anti-social elements primarily thieves who successfully managed to decamp with cash and jewelry worth Rs 15 lakh during wee hours today.
The incident occurred despite the fact that gunmen of Punjab police and family persons of watchmen were present in the premises. Strangely enough all of them did not notice anyone regarding the theft.
Malkit Birmi lamented that he suffered a loss of Rs 15 lakh. The police personnel from PAU police station reached the spot and started investigating. However, the police failed to find out any clue till now.
Birmmi came to know about the incident when his watchmen informed him today. The watchman further informed him that the burglars entered in the farmhouse from window after breaking open the grills. The room was ransacked.
Inspector Mohammad Jamil, SHO at police station PAU said that the police have registered a case against unidentified accused in this context. The police have been scanning CCTVs installed in the area.
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