Kanpur: Man dies of shock after robbery in house

An elderly man died of shock after robbers barged into his house and fled with cash and jewellery, kept for his daughter`s wedding scheduled for next month, in Naubasta area here Friday

Last Updated: Jan 14, 2011, 15:43 PM IST

Kanpur: An elderly man died of shock
after robbers barged into his house and fled with cash and
jewellery, kept for his daughter`s wedding scheduled for next
month, in Naubasta area here Friday.

Around four to five unidentified robbers early morning
broke into the house and tied 60-year-old Madan Mohan Chawala,
an LIC employee, his wife, daughter and old mother in separate
rooms, DIG Ashok Mutha Jain said.

The robbers fled with jewellery, cash and other
valuables kept for the wedding of his dau
ghter. However, none
of the family members were attacked.

Later, the daughter, Neelam, managed to set herself
free and then untied her mother, grandmother and father, who
was laying unconscious.

Madan was rushed to a hospital where he was declared
dead.

The doctors said he apparently died of shock or heart
attack, however, the exact cause of the death could be
ascertained only after the post-mortem.

A search operation has been launched to nab the
robbers.

PTI