Properties worth Rs 3 lakh looted

Siraha, May 1:

A group of eight-ten armed robbers made away with properties worth Rs 3 lakhs from three houses in Laxminiya-8, Siraha last night.

According to the Armed Police Force border security office, the gang took away ornaments, cash and properties worth from the houses of Rasdev Rohita, Anjani Gohibar and Bishnu Yadav at Laxminiya-8.

“Rohita got hurt when he retailated against the robbers. He was undergoing treatment in Siraha hospital,” armed police said.

Robbery, abduction and violence have surged in the district after the constituent assembly polls.