Ghaziabad, July 3 (IANS) Unidentified robbers looted cash, jewellery and other valuables worth Rs.3 lakh from an executive’s house here, police said on Friday.
At least a dozen robbers, armed with pistols, iron rods and knives barged into the house of Sandeep, 35, on Thursday midnight, police said.
When he and his mother Rajbala, 55, tried to resist the robbers, they opened fire at them.
On being refused the cupboard’s keys, the robbers pointed a pistol at Sandeep’s son and eventually took away cash, jewellery and other valuables.
On hearing the gun shots, the neighbours started throwing stones at the dacoits. However, the robbers opened fire at them and managed to escape.
Sandeep and his mother were rushed to hospital and their condition is said to be critical, police said.
“We have registered a case against unidentified criminals. Teams have been constituted to work out the case at the earliest,” said R.K. Pandey, SP (Rural), Ghaziabad.