Mumbai: Robber’s house gets robbed after he tests positive for COVID-19

ST Staff
Friday, 19 June 2020

A robber’s house was robbed in Mumbai after he tested positive for the novel coronavirus.

There is a popular line on Karma: No need for revenge, just sit back and wait. Those who hurt you will eventually screw up themselves and if you are lucky, it will let you watch. This seems to be the perfect instance of this case.  

Call this funny or shocking. A robber’s house was robbed in Mumbai after he tested positive for the novel coronavirus.

According to a report in The Times of India, a 45-year-old robber’s house in Chembur, Mumbai, was robbed. Shahadullah Babu who resides in Mumbai said that jewellery and cash total worth Rs 4.5 lakh was stolen. He was also a repeat offender.

According to Mumbai Mirror, seven people including the robber in enquiry were detained for robbing an electronics store Mumbai. When five of them tested positive for COVID-19, they were granted bail.

His family which consisted of eight were sent to quarantine centres in the first week of June leaving the house empty. Later, on June 16 his neighbours told him that his house was broken.

He continued to file a complaint saying that Rs 4.5 lakh which included cash and jewellery was stolen. A senior inspector of Tilak Nagar police station, Sushilkumar Kamble, was quoted saying, “We have registered an offence of housebreaking and are investigating the case.”

The incident has left Mumbai police surprised.

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