As many as six persons posing as customers attacked two persons with sharp-edged weapons and fled after robbing them of 3kg silver and 100gm gold jewellery at a jewellery shop in Giaspura on Monday night.
There was power outage in the area around 8:30pm, when the men struck at CK Jewellers, Giaspura. At the time, Raju Verma and Ramesh Giri, who are relatives of Chander Shekhar Verma, owner of the shop, were present at the shop.
Verma told to police that the miscreants entered the shop posing as customers and asked him to show silver jewellery. As he and Giri were busy showing jewellery, the men wielded guns and sharp-edged weapons to threaten them before opening attack on them. They then stole 3kg silver and 100gm gold and fled on two motorcycles. They sounded the Focal Point police, who reached the spot and initiated investigation. Assistant commissioner of police (south) Rupinder Kaur also arrived at the crime scene.
Assistant sub-inspector (ASI) Dharminder Singh, who is investigating the matter, said a case of loot had been registered against the unidentified accused, adding that they were trying to identify the accused.