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Uttar Pradesh: Thief who fall asleep during robbery in Lucknow, held next morning

Lucknow: In a bizarre turn of events, a thief broke into a doctor's residence in Sector-20 of Indira Nagar but fell asleep due to extreme intoxication. He woke up the next morning surrounded by policemen from the Ghazipur police station.

By: Ruchi Upadhyay  Pardaphash Group
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Uttar Pradesh: Thief who fall asleep during robbery in Lucknow, held next morning

Lucknow: In a bizarre turn of events, a thief broke into a doctor’s residence in Lucknow but fell asleep due to extreme intoxication. When he woke up the next morning, he found himself surrounded by policemen. The incident took place in Indira Nagar Sector-20 of Ghazipur police station area.

Reports suggest that the targeted house in Lucknow’s Indira Nagar Sector-20 belongs to Sunil Pandey, a doctor at Balrampur Hospital currently posted in Varanasi, he has left the house vacant. The neighbors became suspicious after seeing Mr. Pandey’s door open in the morning. When he looked inside, he saw that things were scattered in the house.

The Ghazipur police were called in and found the thief, identified as Kapil, sleeping. They arrested him and charged him under IPC section 379 A for theft. Ghazipur Station House Officer (SHO) Vikas Rai stated that further legal proceedings were underway. According to the official, the intruder tampered with the water pump and attempted to remove the house battery before succumbing to drowsiness.

The official said the thief broke into the cupboards and took everything, including cash. He even attempted to steal the washbasin, gas cylinder, and water pump.

The official added that the thief seemed to have collapsed from intoxication while attempting to remove the battery and fell asleep.

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