Baripada: Unidentified miscreants have looted cash and jewellery worth over Rs 10 lakh from a house in Chipat Astia village under Baripada Town police limits in Mayurbhanj district last night.
The matter came to light after the owner of the house Baidyanath Palai lodged a complaint with police in this regard.
According to the complainant, the burglary took place at Palai’s house late in the night on Saturday when their families were asleep.
Burglars broke into the houses by removing the windows and took away cash worth Rs 50,000 along with gold jewellery valued over Rs 9 lakh by breaking lockers.
On being informed, Baripada Town police rushed to the spot and launched a probe into the matter with the help of the scientific team and sniffer dog. Cops have also detained two persons on suspicion.