Dhanbad: Unidentified armed dacoits looted cash and valuables worth about Rs 8 lakh from the house of coal trader located under Luby Circular road under Sadar Police Station area of this district. Police sources said that the criminals managed to get inside the home by breaking the grill of the house and on gunpoint held the family members hostage and committed the loot.
The police came to know about the incident today in the morning. Upon receiving information Dhanbad SSP Kishore Kaushal also reached on the spot and inquired into the incident. Police have recovered a ‘desi katta’ and some clothes from the spot.