Miscreants loot cash, jewellery worth Rs 30 lakh in Bihar's Samastipur

by IANS |

Patna, Dec 6 (IANS) A gang of ten unidentified miscreants entered the house of a theatre owner and decamped with cash and jewellery worth Rs 30 lakh in Bihar's Samastipur district, sources said on Tuesday.

The accused barged into the house of Madhulika Singh, the owner of Bhola Talkies movie theatre on Monday night, and held her at gunpoint. The woman was alone in the house at the time of the incident.

In her police complaint, Madhulika said that there were men carrying firearms who held holding her hostage in a room. They broke open all the cupboards and boxes and made away with the cash and jewellery.

This went on for one hour during which the robbers searched every corner of the house. They broke the CCTV cameras and snatched the DVR too.

After executing the robbery, the robbers headed towards her brother Raju Singh's house which is located in the same campus. As the family members of her brother woke up due to noise, they fled the spot.

The local police were informed about the robbery but they reached two hours after the incident.

Madhulika's husband Bhola Singh died a few years ago. Her children are living in other cities.

Latest News
After 10-yr stint in BJP, Haryana's Jat leader Birender Singh rejoins Congress Tue, Apr 09, 2024, 02:50 PM
PM Modi to address first public rally for LS polls in MP's Maoist-hit Balaghat Tue, Apr 09, 2024, 12:52 PM
Why India is seeing a rising trend of diseases Tue, Apr 09, 2024, 12:40 PM
IPL 2024: 'Chennai Super Kings should be called Chepauk Super Kings', says Aakash Chopra Tue, Apr 09, 2024, 12:37 PM
Real Madrid request UEFA permission to play Manchester City under a closed roof: Report Tue, Apr 09, 2024, 12:36 PM
IPL 2024: Jonny Bairstow ready to put best foot forward' vs former side SRH Tue, Apr 09, 2024, 12:36 PM
Two killed in road accident in J&K's Udhampur Tue, Apr 09, 2024, 12:33 PM
MVA cracks seat-share formula, Uddhav Thackeray grabs maximum Tue, Apr 09, 2024, 12:31 PM
Toronto, other Canadian cities go dark as millions watch total solar eclipse Tue, Apr 09, 2024, 12:28 PM
MSCI India index rebalancing could see inclusion of 18 stocks with inflow of $2.7 bn Tue, Apr 09, 2024, 12:18 PM
South Korean Prez vows to be among top 3 nations in AI technology Tue, Apr 09, 2024, 12:10 PM
Mobile messenger KakaoTalk's users fall below 45 million for 1st time: Report Tue, Apr 09, 2024, 12:09 PM
X employees facing arrest in Brazil: Elon Musk Tue, Apr 09, 2024, 12:06 PM
Sectors like capital goods, auto lead Sensex to new high Tue, Apr 09, 2024, 12:04 PM
Egypt, Jordan, France urge immediate ceasefire in Gaza Tue, Apr 09, 2024, 12:03 PM