How safe are we: Former Union Home &Finance Minister Chidambaram’s home burgled

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The Hush Post: It is an incident which is a telling event on the state of affairs and how safety India is when it comes to crime.  None other than the former Home and Finance Minister of the country’s home was burgled. P. Chidambaram’s Chennai home had thieves come over who decamped with antique jewellery worth crores of rupees, Rs 1.50 lakh cash and six costly silk sarees.

Now, Chidambaram is a man of influence whether in or out of power. But this incident brought to the fore how bad the situation can be. The incident took place at his Pycroft Garden Road residence in Nungambakkam.

The theft came to light at 7.30 am on Sunday when Chidambaram’s wife Nalini Chidambaram came back after spending a month at Ooty.

The CCTV footage should two women entering the house with faces covered.

Based on the complaint an FIR has been registered by Nalini’s manager, police have started investigating the scene of crime and have pressed sniffer dogs into action.

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