BENGALURU: A security guard broke into his landlord's house and escaped with 1.190 kg of gold jewellery, worth Rs. 25 lakh, and Rs. 10,000 in cash while the landlord had gone out of station. The incident took place in R.T. Nagar police station limits on Tuesday.
The accused has been identified as Govind, 29, who hails from Nepal, and is currently absconding. The landlord, Krishnappa, a resident of Sultanpalya main road, was formerly a land developer and currently has let out some houses on rent.
According to the police, after Krishnappa left for Mysuru on January 1, the security guard broke the window grills and entered the house from behind. He broke open the cupboard and committed the robbery.
When Krishnappa returned on Tuesday morning, he noticed that the guard was missing and later discovered that he had decamped with gold jewellery and cash.