Malkangiri, Mar 2: A couple belonging to Andhra Pradesh allegedly looted gold jewellery worth around Rs 1 crore from a jeweller last night, police said on Tuesday.
According to sources, a man identified as Jagdish, and his wife who hailed from Guntur of Andhra Pradesh were residing in a rented house belonging to the gold ornament shop owner, Subash Rajaram Patil.
Subash brought the gold ornaments home after closing his shop last night.
On Monday evening, Jagdish offered spiked sweets to Subash’s family as he was celebrating his new job.
However, the entire family became unconscious after consuming the sweets. Taking advantage of the situation, the couple looted the gold ornaments from their locker and fled from the spot.
Later, Subash lodged a complaint in this regard at the Model police station, basing on which the police initiated a probe into the matter.