Burglars stole gold and silver worth Rs 15 lakh from Annu Jewellers in Dhanwantari Marg of Freeganj on Sunday midnight. Owner Ashok Soni said that they had closed the shop around around 10.30pm. He found about the theft when he opened the shop on Monday morning. All jewellery boxes were scattered on floor. He called nearby shopkeepers and informed Madhav Nagar police.
Initial investigation indicated that burglars broke into the shop from backside by breaking the glass ceiling. Police are also scanning footage of CCTVs installed in nearby shops in search of clues. The shop is located in main market and security arrangements are tight following enforcement of Model Code of Conduct.