Jewellery, Rs.3.3 lakh in cash looted in Delhi

New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) Three people barged into a house of a businesswoman here and looted cash and jewellery worth lakhs of rupees after holding her family members hostage at gun-point, police said Thursday.

The three unidentified men targeted the house of Musharraf Jahan, 55, in Dilshad Colony in east Delhi Wednesday around 6.30 p.m. and robbed Rs.3.30 in cash besides jewellery worth lakhs of rupees.
“At the time of the incident, Jahan had gone to drop her 17-year-old daughter at a coaching institute. She had left the house around 6 p.m. and returned around 6.30 p.m.,” a police official said.
On returning home, the businesswoman found her mother and six-year-old son lying in a bathroom with their hands and legs tied with ropes, and the house ransacked.