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Belthangady : Thieves tie down family members ; escape with booty worth Rs 13 lakhs

Mangalore Today 2020-06-26 11:21:23

Mangalore Today News Network

Belthangady, June 26, 2020:   Thieves who broke into a house  at Kalmanja village in Belthangady taluk during the wee hours of June 26, Friday have decamped with cash and valuables worth Rs 13 lakhs  after tying down the family members. The stolen  valuables include 40 sovereigns gold, one kg silver and a cash of Rs 25,000. The robbery took place in the house of Achyut Bhat who is an areca merchant in Ujire.

 


It is learnt the family members had  opened the door  in the night when dogs had begun to bark. Soon after the  masked robbers barged into the house, tied down  the family members, threatened to kill them if they informed the police and then decamped with the booty.

Senior police officers have visited the spot and investigations are underway.