An alleged incident of theft and fire took place yesterday in Purba Rajabazar area of the capital.
The incident happened at the house of Rony Augustin Gomes, 42, a private firm official, who has been living in the four-storied building with his wife and children.
Tk 12,000, gold ornaments, ATM cards and other valuables were stolen, Gomes said.
“I went to Savar with my family three days ago, and got call from neighbours today [yesterday] morning of the fire incident,” Rony told this newspaper.
Reaching home, he found two window grilles cut off, furniture burnt and the house ransacked.
A GD was filed with Sher-e-Bangla Nagar Police.