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Jewellery shop looted in city, robbers decamp with ornaments worth Rs 15 lakh

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Reported by Santosh Jagdev

Bhubaneswar, Oct 9:

Unidentified robbers looted a jewellery shop at Madhusudan Nagar in the Unit-4 area under Kharavel Nagar police station in the wee hours of Wednesday, police sources said.

The robbers landed inside the Bakreswara Jewellery Workshop in Madhusudan Nagar by breaking the asbestos roof and ceiling of the shop and decamped with 30 kg silver and 80 gm gold ornaments worth about Rs 15 lakh.

Khirasagar Sahu, owner of the shop said while the loot had taken place between 2 am and 3 am, they got to know of it around 4 am. He informed the Kharavela Nagar police in the morning.

Acting on the complaint, the police have started investigation into the matter. A scientific team visited the spot and collected samples.

Police suspect  at least five persons were involved in the loot adding, video images of the robbery was not available because no CCTV camera was installed in the shop.