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14 kg gold bars worth Rs 4 crore looted

Press Trust of India  |  Ahmedabad 

Gold bars weighing 14 kilograms worth Rs 4 crore were allegedly looted from the office of a logistics company here today, police said.

Two robbers looted gold from the office of SIS Prosegur at Mithakali locality after attacking a security guard with iron rod, they said.

The incident was reported to police early this morning after which the police recovered a CCTV footage in which two persons are seen looting gold by breaking a locker.

"Two persons entered the office of SIS Prosegur, a logistics company at Mithakali locality this morning and did away with around 14 kg gold bars worth over Rs 4 crore after attacking an armed guard," Navrangpura Police Inspector R V Desai said.

The guard was attacked on head with an iron rod when he tried to raise alarm, while another guard was asleep in the van, he said.

"We have recovered a CCTV footage which shows two youths robbing gold. The identity of the robbers is not immediately clear and we are investigating the matter," Desai said.

He said dog squad and Forensic Science Laboratory (FSL) were involved in the investigations but nobody has been arrested as yet.

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First Published: Sat, November 26 2016. 15:42 IST