Kalahandi: Armed miscreants allegedly looted cash and ornaments from a house at Bhainripali village under Jaipatna police limits in Kalahandi district late last night.
As per the reports, at least six burglars ransacked the house of one Sourav. However, before robbing the place, they allegedly thrashed and threatened the family members with weapons as they faced resistance from them.
After getting information, police rushed to the spot and began an investigation. As per initial reports, it was found that the miscreants decamped with cash amounting Rs 13 lakh and gold ornaments worth lakhs.
The incident has triggered panic in the area, particularly among the senior citizens, who are staying alone, sources said.