A gang of burglars struck at a vacant house in the Durgapuri area of Haibowal and decamped with cash, jewellery and other valuables. The family was away to Sikkim on vacation.The incident came to the fore on Tuesday when the family members retuned and found the house ransacked.
The Division Number 4 police reached the spot along with a forensic team and initiated investigation in the case.House owner Pankaj Garg, who runs a hardware store on Pakhowal Road, said the main gate of the house was locked, but the lockers and doors were broken and the entire house ransacked.
He further claimed that rs1 lakh, gold jewellery, cameras and other valuables were missing from the house. He further claimed that he had incurred a loss of around rs 20 lakhs in the incident.A case was registered against unidentified accused.