Keonjhar: Unidentified miscreants have looted cash and jewellery worth lakhs of rupees from two houses in Gadabandhagoda village under Ramachandrapur police limits in Keonjhar district last night.
The matter came to light after the owners of the house Arta Nayak and Jagannath Nayak, lodged a complaint with police in this regard.
According to the complainants, the burglary took place at the houses of the duo yesterday late in the night when their families had been to watch an opera being staged on the outskirts of the village.
Burglars broke into the houses by removing the doors and took away cash worth Rs 20,000 along with gold jewellery valued over Rs 6 lakh by breaking lockers.
On being informed, Ramachandrapur Police rushed to the spot and launched a probe into the matter with the help of the scientific team and sniffer dog.