On Saturday unidentified burglars looted an Assistant Police Inspector's house and decamped with a pistol, 10 live bullets and gold ornaments from her residence. The incident took place at Matoshree Apartment in Gujarati Baugh, at Shahpur.
The API identified as Archana Dusane (29) is posted at Shahpur Police Station and was on leave and had gone out with her family when the incident took place. The unidentified robbers decamped with one pistol, 10 live cartridge rounds and gold ornaments worth Rs 60,000.
“We have registered a case against unknown persons under sections 380 (Theft in dwelling house), 454 (Lurking in house and trespass) and 457 (House breaking) of the Indian Penal Code. A detailed probe is underway,” said a police official.
Meanwhile, last year the API had initiated action against banned desi liquor in Shahpur area.