Dacoits rob doctor family at gunpoint and decamp with gold and valuables in Vijayapura

Thomas (Special correspondent) 

Gang of four armed men robbed the house of a doctor situated in Vijayapura in the outskirts of the city,threatened the family members at gunpoint and made away with gold and cash on Tuesday night .

Vijayapura SP,along with other officers rushed to the spot and after inspecting the spot and collecting information from the doctor and their family members said,four armed men robbed doctor and his family at his house at gun point yesterday.

The accused rang the bell at around 8.40 pm while Dr.Rajkumar was at his clinic.Thinking that he had returned from work,Ms.Sheela Rajkumar opened the door only to confront a gang of four .

The accused barged into the house,threatened Sheela and her mother and two children at gunpoint and forcibly took 200 grams of gold valuables and cash Rs 5,000 from them.

The accused locked them in a pooja room and escaped .

The incident came to light when Dr Rajkumar returned home.The Vijayapura police rushed to the spot and conducted a detailed probe.

We have formed special teams the teams are collecting the CCTV footage from in and around the area to identify the accused .

The incident had shocked the residents as the accused targeted the house which is situated on the busy road.

A case has been registered in jurisdiction police station and further investigation is on.