Mangaluru, May 13, 2015: Gold and silver ornaments worth Rs 7 lakhs were stolen from the Laxmidas Jewellers on Balmatta Road in the city during the early hours of May 13, Wednesday.
City Crime Branch police sources however denied that anyone has been arrested in connection with the case.
Meanwhile, CCTV footages of Laxmidas Jewellers reveal that the thieves who entered the jewellery house at around 10 pm were inside till 4 am.
As reported earlier, the thieves were in fact spotted by employees of a nearby pub, carrying a silver statue from inside the shop. However, when the staff raised an alarm, the thieves had managed to flee after dropping the silver statue.
Bunder police are investigating the case.