Panipat businessman’s family assaulted; Rs 20 lakh-worth jewellery, cash looted

PANIPAT: Six unidentified men on Thursday struck at a textile businessman’s house at Devi Murti Colony here and held the family hostage.

Panipat businessman’s family assaulted; Rs 20 lakh-worth jewellery, cash looted

Police at the spot. Tribune photo

rchopra@tribunemail.com

Mukesh Tandon

Tribune News Service

Panipat, March 22

Six unidentified men on Thursday struck at a textile businessman’s house at Devi Murti Colony here and held the family hostage.

They fled with Rs 5 lakh in cash and jewellery worth Rs 15 lakh besides other valuables.

The miscreants entered the house around 3.30 am and assaulted the businessman and his son with sharp-edged weapons.

A police team, along with an FSL team, has reached the house and started investigation.

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