Rs 6.5 crore looted at gun-point in Surat

Ahmedabad: Ornaments worth over Rs six crore were looted at gunpoint from a jewellery store by a gang of over 20 unidentified robbers at Kosamba town in Surat, police said on Sunday.

Over 20 masked men barged into K M Choksi Pvt Ltd, a jewellery store in Tarsadi village, with guns and weapons last night.

They threatened the owner and employees of the store at gunpoint and fled with 30 kg gold ornaments worth over Rs six crore and Rs 25 lakh worth hard cash, they said.

A case was registered against unknown miscreants, they said, adding nobody was injured in the incident.