Kanpur:Thieves broke open the house of a TV serial artiste in Chakeri and escaped with cash and valuables worth several lakh on Friday night.
Police along with forensic experts have launched an investigation.
Police said the thieves broke open the house of TV serial artiste Tilak Raj located in Girija Nagar in Koyla Nagar area of Chakeri.
The theft occurred after Tilak Raj along with his family had gone to his in-laws place in Kanpur Dehat district on March 14.
It was when he returned his Girija Nagar home on March 19, the locks at the doors of his house were found to be broken and cash and valuables worth several lakh missing. Immediately, he alerted local police.
“We have launched an investigation in this regard and picked up a few suspects from the area for questioning,” said Inspector Chakeri Dadhibal Tiwari.