Jewels worth Rs 2 crore looted from finance firm in TN

Coimbatore: A masked man looted gold jewels worth Rs two crore and Rs one lakh cash from a private finance firm yesterday. He also assaulted two women employees during the act.

According to a media report, the man had covered his face with a handkerchief and entered the office and assaulted the women and when they fell unconscious he took away the jewels and cash.

The police on receiving complaints from the two women along with fingerprint experts and a sniffer dog arrived at the crime spot and began investigations.

CCTV footage, both in the office and also at the entrance of the building, showed a man moving around with a handkerchief covering his face. There was no security personnel at the office at the time of the incident, police added. Five special police teams have been deployed to nab the man.

NT Bureau