Burglars wearing PPE kits, masks and gloves rob jewellery store in Maharashtra's Satara district

CCTV footage from the shop shows the burglars — wearing caps, masks, plastic jackets and gloves — taking the jewellery from the display cases

Press Trust of India July 07, 2020 12:45:10 IST
Burglars wearing PPE kits, masks and gloves rob jewellery store in Maharashtra's Satara district

Satara: Burglars wearing personal protective equipment (PPE) kits broke into a jewellery shop in Satara district and walked away with 780 grams gold, police said on Tuesday.

CCTV footage from the shop, located in Phaltan area, shows the burglars taking hold of the gold jewellery from the showcases and cupboards within, police said.

The footage of the 2-day-old incident during the coronavirus -induced lockdown shows the burglars wearing caps, masks, plastic jackets and hand-gloves taking the jewellery from the display cases.

A case has been registered at the Phaltan police station after a complaint by the jewellery shop owner, who said the burglars took away 78 'tola' (one tola is 10 gm) gold, police said.

The shop owner said the burglars broke in through the shop wall, police said.

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