Armed robbers strike at retd govt official`s house
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Last Updated: Friday, July 16, 2010, 12:49
  
Chandigarh: Six armed robbers struck at the house of a retired government official and looted cash and jewellery after tying the family members with ropes in the wee hours today, police said.

The three-storey building located in Panchkula's Sector 10, about 15 km from here, houses the families of the retired deputy director of the Haryana tourism department and his two brothers.

The robbers tied thirteen persons present in the house with ropes and locked them on the first floor before decamping with the valuables, Station House Officer of Sector 5 police station, Om Prakash Bishnoi said.

A child managed to free himself and break a glass window to come out, the SHO said, adding he then informed the neighbours.

Forensic experts have reached the spot, Bishnoi said, adding a case had been registered and further investigations were under progress.

PTI


First Published: Friday, July 16, 2010, 12:49


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