Ranchi, Aug 1: Five armed dacoits looted cash and valuables worth about Rs 9 lakh from a house located at Mali Tola under Gonda Police Station area of the state capital.
Police today said that late last night the group of five armed dacoits forcibly got inside the house of medical trader Manish Kumar and on gun, point took the family members hostage and looted cash and valuables and fled from the spot after which the family informed the police.
Police said that the complainant has said that the dacoits decamped with Rs 4 lakh in cash and jewellery worth Rs 5 lakh. After committing the heist they locked all the family members inside a room and easily fled from the spot. (UNI)