Ludhiana: Armed robbers loot cash amount of eight lakh rupees and 15 tolas of gold jewellery after making the woman hostage in a house located in the posh locality on city in a broad day light of Wednesday.
The woman was alone at home when the accused entered at the house and introduced themselves as the friend of husband of victim. After entering the house, the accused made the woman hostage and looted cash, gold Jewellery. The accused were captured in CCTV cameras.
The accused told the victim that they have came to give invitation for birthday party. The son of victim returned from school and raised an alarm. On being informed, the Haibowal police reached the spot and initiated investigation in the case.
The victim Aparna, stated that she was alone present at home and the two persons with sweets came to house and introduced themselves as friends of her husband Roshan Lal. After entering the house, the accused held her hostage and threatened with sharp edged weapon. The accused demanded cash and jewellery and later fled away from the house, said Aparna. She alleged that the accused thrashed her and took the keys of Almirah and took away cash and Jewellery. In the meantime, her son Shreshth, who is student of Kundan Vidya Mandir, came home and raised alarm after seeing miscreants at home following which the miscreants fled from the spot. During the investigation, the police came to know that the accused have purchased box of sweets from Haqiqt sweets near Dandi Swami Chowk and the accused were captured in CCTV cameras of the shop also.
Investigation officer in the case said that they have got CCTV footage and are trying to identify the accused. The accused were travelling in car bearing registration number of Gurdaspur district.
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