Mumbai: Two thieves looted a house in Dadar (west) at gunpoint. They entered the house on the pretext of offering sweets, said officials.
The police said that one accused has been arrested while other is absconding and that search operations to nab him is underway. The police further said that an FIR has been registered under relevant sections of the Indian Penal Code and Arms Act.
According to the PTI copy, the unidentified thieves threatened 72-year-old woman with a revolver and looted valuables worth Rs 12 lakh from her home which is in a residential building near Kirti College in Dadar.
A police official said that the geriatric was alone at the time of the robbery.
A man aged around 40 entered the building and knocked at the door of the woman around 4 pm. As the senior citizen opened the door, the armed man barged inside and whipped out a revolver, said the official.
He added that he tied the woman using clothes and escaped with valuables and cash worth Rs 12 lakh from her residence.
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