Theft at Bhima jewellery owner's house in high-security area of Thiruvananthapuram

Thiruvananthapuram: The home of Bhima jewellery owner, located in the high-security area close to the Kerala Raj Bhavan, and well-protected by security personnel and guard dogs, was targeted by a thief who fled with jewellery worth Rs 2.50 lakh and Rs 60,000 cash, police said on Wednesday,

However, the image of the alleged thief has been captured by the CCTVs installed at the house.

The incident, at the house of B. Govindan, one of the leading gold dealers in the state, came to light on Wednesday morning.

The doors and windows of the house are intact, police suspect that the thief might have jumped inside from a neighbouring house and entered through the backdoor.

The ornaments were taken from a bag which was packed for Govindan's daughter, who was suppose to return to Bengaluru on Thursday.

"We have been able to get the visual of the robber and there was only one of them. The fingerprint experts also have done their job. The probe has commenced," said a police official probing the crime.

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