New Delhi: A Congress MP from Maharashtra
became a victim of thieves in the national capital when an unidentified person broke into his residence in his absence and stole bathroom fittings.
The incident took place in the 38-GRG Road residence of
Manikrao Gavit in Lutyen`s Delhi locality on the morning of
October one when the MP from Nandurbar Lok Sabha constituency
was out of station.
The burglar managed to flee from the spot even as a
servant spotted him going out of the house, a senior police
official said. The theft was reported to police by the servant
who had come to the residence to carry out cleaning.
According to the servant, the official said, she has been
staying in the servant quarters of Gavit`s bunglow for the
past ten years and has been carrying out cleaning of the house
whenever the MP was out of station.
"On October one, she reached the MP`s residence at around
8:45 am and saw a person going out. She told us that she
thought that person was one of the relatives of the MP. She
even said `namaste` to him.
"But when she went to the washroom, she found that water
was overflowing and the tap was missing. Suddenly she looked
for the person who was there but he could not be located," the
A case under Section 380 (theft) was registered against