Dacoits loot valuables worth Rs 6L from Manpada

A group of unidentified men broke into a residence in Manpada in the wee hours of Tuesday and looted valuables worth Rs 6 lakh, police said.

Updated: Dec 21, 2011, 10:04 AM IST

Thane: A group of unidentified men broke
into a residence in Manpada in the wee hours of Tuesday and
looted valuables worth Rs 6 lakh, police said.

According to police, the gang broke into the residence
of one Ratan Madvi (60) in Usarghar area of Manpada at about 2
am and looted jewellery worth Rs 6 lakh and also attacked him
and his wife Radha (56) with logs of wood.

Their six-year old granddaughter, who was sleeping
with them, woke up due to the commotion, managed to escape to
her parents` home, who live nearby and informed them about the
incident. The couple was later admitted to a local hospital.

The police have detained six persons to probe into the
incident, they added.

According to Police inspector Prakash Nilevad of the
Manpada police station, this is the third dacoity in the
region in the last one month. The earlier two dacoities had
taken place in Thakurli and Khoni.

PTI