Goa : Mapusa police on Friday registered a case of theft against unidentified accused for stealing Rs 40,000 in cash from the office of St Jerome Church in the arterial North Goa town. Police said the thieves entered the church by cutting the iron grilles of a window.According to the complainant Emmanuel Fernandes, some unidentified persons entered the church premises at around 10.30am and committed the theft. Going by the scene of the crime, the accused appear to have sifted through the cupboards and desk drawers before laying their hands on the cash, police sources said.
Police also said they have examined the CCTV footage of the church premises in a bid to obtain clues to solve the case. Two unidentified youth were observed to be in the premises in the footage.Further investigation is on under the supervision of sub-inspector Kiran Naik.
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