Mangalore, May 27: Victor D’Souza’s house at Konaje was robbed on the night of May 26, Monday. The robbers have escaped with gold worth over Rs 10 lakhs it is reported.
There were about five persons in the house at Konaje including Victor D’Souza and his wife Severine. It is said that the robbers have entered through back door. The family members suspect that the thieves used chloroform or some substance on them, as they were totally not conscious and unaware of the theft till morning of Tuesday May 27.
It is learnt that on same night the robbers broke into two other houses in the vicinity including the house of Ayub where they did not get anything to take away. The thieves then broke into the houses of Abdullah and stole about Rs 4,000 and Rs 10,000 respectively.
Konaje police led by SI Gopalkrishna arrived at the spot along with canine squads and fingerprint experts. Effective action is being demanded by the people..
Cases have been registered in Konaje police station for investigations.