Tyres worth Rs. 15 Lakh stolen from showroom in Ludhiana.
A tyre showroom on National Highway-1 near Basti Jodhewal in Ludhiana, Punjab was looted on Tuesday and Wednesday, by burglars who made away with tyres worth Rs 15 lakh. This, despite police’s claims of 24-hour patrolling across city of Ludhiana.
Showroom owner Raj Kumar stated that, “He came to know about the incident around 6 am on Wednesday, through a neighbor who, telephoned & informed him that shop’s shutter was broke opened & the showroom was ransacked.”
The antics of burglars has been captured in the close-circuit television (CCTV) cameras installed in the showroom. Kumar added that, “Burglars struck at the shop around 2 pm & damaged the CCTVs installed outside the showroom. They had even disconnected the power supply to nearby showrooms with an intention to dysfunction the CCTVs. The CCTV footage revealed that burglars remained in the showroom for at least an hour. They loaded all tyres in a truck parked outside the showroom, & took cash from the cash box.”