Dacoits forcibly enter house, rob Rs 8 lakh

The gang forced its way into the house of Venkatappa last night, tied the hands of five inmates and assaulted a 60-year-old woman.

Updated: Sep 07, 2011, 12:57 PM IST

Bellary: A five-member gang of dacoits allegedly raided a house, assaulted a woman and looted Rs 8 lakh cash at Veni Veerapura, about 10 km from here,
police said on Wednesday.

The gang, which forced its way into the house of Venkatappa last night, tied the hands of five inmates and assaulted a 60-year-old woman, who resisted the loot attempt, Superintendent of Police, Chandra Gupta, said.
The gang also robbed 700 gm of gold jewellery from the inmates, he said.

PTI