Robbery at resort in Kovalam



Thiruvananthapuram: The owner of a resort at nearby Kovalam beach was robbed of his gold chain, watch and mobile phone totally worth Rs 2.5 lakh, police said.

They said five unidentified persons, who came in a car, entered the resort on Tuesday and brandished swords at the owner and the staff members.

The robbers snatched the nine sovereign gold chain worn by him and took away his watch and mobile phone. They also stole Rs 4,000 from the cash counter before leaving the resort.

The gang also snatched the mobile phones of two of the staff present at that time, police said.

PTI