Jatni: A gang of unknown miscreants escaped with gold ornaments and cash worth over several lakhs of rupees from a jewellery shop at Jatni town in Khurda district on Saturday night.
According to sources, the thieves entered Gold Plaza jewellery shop by digging a 2-feet long tunnel from a roadside drain. The shop owner, Mahesh Kumar Santada informed the police today morning after he found the jewellery missing.
The police launched an investigation. According to police, the thieves accomplished the loot taking benefit of the defunct cameras of the store.
The CCTV camera installed inside the store had gone defunct for the past two days. Police are trying to analyse CCTV camera footage of some nearby stores and launches to identify the accused persons.