Thieves sedate dog, rob Rs 30 lakh worth ornaments from house in Aluva
Kochi: Thieves broke into a house and robbed money and gold ornaments worth Rs 30 lakh from a house in Aluva. The robbery took place at the house of Poonelil George Mathew in Thottakkattukara near Aluva. The robbery took place on Friday evening around 6.30 pm and 11.30 pm.
Thieves broke into the house after sedating the dog while the family members went out for a function. 20 sovereigns of gold, Rs 25 lakh worth diamonds, euros and dollars were stolen from the house. In total, the valuables robbed amounted to Rs 30 lakh. Ornaments were stolen after breaking the almirah and locker.
Family members who were abroad returned home recently and took the ornaments from the bank locker few days back. Forensic experts and police inspected the house and started investigation.
The robbery came to light when George and family returned home by 11.30 pm after the function at Ernakulam.