HYDERABAD: In a major breach of security, burglars reportedly removed principal secretary (Home) P Gautam Kumar’s cabin door latch at the Secretariat on Saturday morning.
The home department is located in the A-Block of the Secretariat and Gautam Kumar’s cabin is in room number 502 on the fifth floor of the block. Besides 502, the door latch of room number 503, next to a room belonging to the staff of the home department, was also found removed.
The Saifabad police said they were yet to ascertain whether someone entered Gautam Kumar’s cabin or not. However, nothing went missing from the office.
The lower-rung staff first noticed the missing latch and immediately alerted their higher-ups. Deputy commissioner of police (Central Zone) Tarun Joshi told STOI that they were yet to ascertain how someone could gain entry into the cabin.