Kendrapara, : In a midnight heist, some miscreants have allegedly robbed gold and silver ornaments worth lakhs of rupees from a house in Mahakalpada locality of Kendrapara district late last night.
As per reports, as many as seven miscreants barged into the house of one Kartik Swain’s house and attacked the family members with a sharp-edged weapon in which three people sustained critical injuries.
Thereafter, they robbed gold and silver ornaments worth over Rs 19 lakh from the house and tried to flee from the spot.
They also fired in the air to terrorize Swain’s family members, listening to which the villagers rushed to the spot and managed to catch two of the miscreants while the five others managed to give them a slip.
Later, they handed over the two miscreants to Tantiapal Marine Police.
Meanwhile, the injured have been admitted to a nearby hospital for medical treatment.
Based on the complaint lodged by the victim, the police have initiated an investigation into the matter to apprehend the escaped robbers.