Dacoits loot valuables worth 15 lakh

30 Oct 2017

Armed dacoits struck a house and decamped with jewellery and other valuables worth around Rs 15 lakh besides attacking a couple who tried to put up a resistance, police said today.
The incident took place in Takiyapar locality under Bundelkhand police station area where a house was attacked by around 20 dacoits late last night, Deputy Superintendent of Police, Sadar, Bijay Kumar Jha said.
He said Amir Mallik and his wife, who were inside the house, tried to resist the dacoits, but they sustained grievouos injuries as the miscreants attacked them with sharp weapons.
The dacoits decamped with gold jewellery weighing about 35 tolas and other valuables, estimated at around Rs 15 lakh, the Deputy SP said.
A case has been registered and efforts are on to nab the culprits, he said adding that the injured couple were admitted to a hospital. (PTI)