30 kg gold worth Rs13 crore looted in Ludhiana heist

Ludhiana, February 17

In one of the biggest heists in the city, four armed men today looted nearly 30 kg of gold worth Rs 13 crore and Rs 3.5 lakh in cash from a branch of India Infoline Finance Limited (IIFL) at Gill Road here.

The four men carried out the heist in 15 minutes as their fifth accomplice waited in a getaway vehicle, a white Ciaz car. Eyewitnesses said while three robbers carried bags full of gold, jewellery and cash to the car, the fourth locked the entry gate before fleeing.

Commissioner of Police Rakesh Agrawal, along with other officials and forensic team visited the scene as police were scouring the CCTV footage at the IIFL office and in its vicinity.

Police said investigation had been launched and they were working on various theories.

Top Stories

India records highest 24-hr jump in coronavirus cases; 918 positive now, 19 dead

India records highest 24-hr jump in coronavirus cases; 918 positive now, 19 dead

Working to implement rigorous contact-tracing, containment s...

Punjab doubles coronavirus testing capacity, scales up 112 helpline

Punjab doubles coronavirus testing capacity, scales up 112 helpline

No scarcity of any medical commodity, says govt

Coronavirus: PM Modi announces new fund, urges people to donate

Coronavirus: PM Modi announces new fund, urges people to donate

Donors can visit www.pmindia.gov.in to make contributions

Coronavirus: J-K reports 12 new positive cases; number stands at 33

Coronavirus: J-K reports 12 new positive cases; number stands at 33

Helpline set up for stranded residents in Delhi

Cities

View All

Coronavirus: HC issues notice to Chandigarh Administration over decision to open shops

UT admn defends move, says necessary decision to avoid law a...

Chandigarh admn starts online system for issuing movement passes

Pass to be issued for people involved in essential services ...

Chandigarh: Sector 30 youth tests positive

22-year-old with travel history to Dubai developed symptoms ...