Hyderabad: An SUV belonging to businessman-turned-movie producer V. Manjunath that was parked at Park Hyatt in Banjara Hills was stolen. The Banjara Hills police have registered a case and started an investigation to find the Toyota Fortuner. Manjunath has produced several movies in Kannada.
In his complaint, Manjunath, who is from Bengaluru, said that on 22 January he checked in at Park Hyatt. On 26 January, his driver Harsha dropped him at the hotel, parked the silver SUV (KA 04MX 1000) in the parking lot of cellar number 2, and left the hotel. The next day, Harsha went into the cellar to take the vehicle and found it missing. He searched the parking area and also inquired with the staff, but could not find the SUV. He immediately informed Manjunath who rushed to the parking lot and along with Harsha searched for the vehicle but in vain.
Manjunath also said that there were four bank cheque books in the vehicle along with his weapon license documents, the keys to his Mercedes, a Ganapathi statue made of gold, land documents, and other valuables.
The police have formed a special team to trace the car and nab the suspects. They are also analyzing CCTV footage from the hotel and the routes connecting the hotel.