Keonjhar: In a broad daylight robbery, two unidentified miscreants decamped with 40 kg silver and 600gm gold ornaments from a jewellery shop at a daily market in Barbil police jurisdiction in the district on Saturday.
According to sources, the two robbers reached the jewellery shop named Maa Tarini Jewellery on a black Pulsar as soon as the owner opened the shop. After looting the gold and silver ornaments, they fled the spot on the two-wheeler.
Later, the owner of the jewellery shop lodged a complaint in this regard with the local police. He said the approximate cost of the ornaments were nearly Rs 35 lakh. The Acting on the complaint, the police registered a case and said that further investigation into the matter is underway.