Indian cricketer Umesh Yadav’s house was burgled on Monday evening with the thieves taking away Rs 45,000 in cash and two mobile phones.

According to the police, the burglary took place between 7 pm to 9 pm at Yadav’s Lakshminagar flat in Nagpur when the family had gone out for dinner.

“Our control room received a call around 3.30 am today informing about the burglary,” police said.

The police added that the thieves broke a window to enter the flat.

Meanwhile, police have arrested a furniture maker, working a floor below Yadav’s ninth-storey flat in connection with the theft. The accused named Rajendra Choudhary was arrested from Madhya Pradesh’s Seoni and the stolen items have been recovered from his possession.

Earlier on Monday, Yadav had joined the RBI here as assistant manager following his selection by the bank in sports category recruitment. Yadav will next be seen in action in during India’s upcoming tour of Sri Lanka. 

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