MEERUT: A gaggle of thieves dug a 15-foot-long tunnel from a drain to break into a jewellery shop in Uttar Pradesh’s Meerut however as soon as inside, they failed to break open the vault, police mentioned.
Earlier than they left, the thieves scribbled an apology word for the shop proprietor. “We are sorry,” the word, through which two of them had been recognized as Chunnu, Munnu, mentioned.
Deepak Kumar, the proprietor of the jewellery shop in Rithani space of Meerut, found the housebreaking try when he opened the shop on Thursday morning. They did deliver alongside a fuel cutter alongside however it wasn’t sufficient.
“They broke into the shop on Wednesday night time and tried to break open the vault utilizing a fuel cutter however failed,” Kumar instructed HT over telephone.
Kumar mentioned an idol of Lord Krishna was going through the wall when he opened the shop on Thursday. “The thieves most likely didn’t need to commit the crime with the God watching them and turned the statue round,” he mentioned.
They had been equally cautious in regards to the CCTV cameras and took away the onerous disk on which the video recording was saved.
Suchita Singh, circle officer of Brahmpuri space, mentioned police groups had been scrutinising footage from CCTV cameras put in within the space. “ The tunnel should have been dug for a lot of days and we are attempting to establish the burglars by monitoring the motion of individuals within the space seen in CCTV footage”, she mentioned.