A top IPS officer’s house in Bengaluru has been burgled allegedly by the house maid where he lost gold ornaments and other valuables.
The police said the incident took place IPS officer Ravikanthe Gowda BR posted at Jt CP (traffic) Bengaluru located at Dollars Colony in Sanjay Nagar of the city.
The complaint was filed by City Armed Reserve (CAR) Assistant Head Constable Jagadeesh, who is the driver of the IPS officer, at the Sanjay Nagar police station.
The complaint mentioned that a 20-year-old maid working at the house has fled the spot with gold ornaments, Rs 32,000 and other valuables.
In the complaint, Jagadeesh has also stated that Ravikanthe Gowda left the city on official work while his wife Shobha Ravikanthe Gowda and two children went to their hometown. Gowda’s second daughter and the housemaid were in the house.
The officials added that at around 6.15 pm, Gowda’s daughter to her friend’s place and returned back at 9.15 pm to see the house locked. Despite ringing the bell, the maid did not open the door and her slippers were missing. After searching the vicinity, the house key was obtained from near a flower pot.
Jagadeesh and Gowda’s daughter opened the door and entered inside and found the maid missing. Three watches, three pairs of gold rings, one mobile phone and Rs 32,000 were also missing. Jagadeesh soon informed Gowda and his wife, the complaint stated.
The police added that the maid had been working at Gowda’s residence for past three years.
The police have launched a hunt to trace the maid who is absconding.