Robbers broke into a locked house of an elderly couple here in the early hours of Sunday and took away gold and other articles worth Rs.4.59 lakhs.
The incident occurred at the locked house of Vijay Chingale, resident of 7th cross Bhagya Nagar on Sunday morning mostly, when the Mr. & Mrs. Chingale had been to Bengaluru to see their grandson who was unwell.
The robbery came into light after the Gardener found the main door broken and he called in the neighbors and eventually the police were called in.
The robbers took away only the gold ornaments and left the gold plated ones as it is.
DCP Anupam Agarwal and DCP (Crime) Shivakumar visited the site and assured of a speedy investigation.
Sniffer dog and finder print experts also took part in the investigation.