Gang waylaids, robs Rs 70 lakh from Kerala jeweller

Coimbatore: In a shocking incident, four masked men robbed Rs 70 lakh from a Kerala jeweller near here on Thursday.

A media report said, the victim Vittal Sait hailed from Pattambi, Kerala. He was on a visit to the city to deliver ornaments to his customers. On Thursday night, while he was returning home after the delivery, a gang of four masked men in a car blocked his vehicle near Madukkarai.

The men attacked Vittal and his driver and snatched the cash bag from the businessman. The police in Walayar, on information, rushed to the spot and admitted the two injured men to the Government hospital in Palakkad.

A search was on for the gang and further investigation was on.

NT Bureau