Rourkela, Dec 23 (UNI) Unidentified criminals today looted three kg of gold ornaments in broad daylight from a jewellery shop at main road of Rourkela plant site police station of Sundergarha district. .
Police have blocked all the roads and efforts were on to nab the criminals.
Police said two persons came to the Kanak Jewellery shop last evening posing as customers and Enquired about the gold price.
They told the shopkeeper they would come to buy some gold ornaments tomorrow.
At around 1400 hrs today they came and selected some ornaments and made a phone call to someone saying that the ornaments had been been selected and they should come to collect.
A few minutes later two persons reached the shop. Then all the four locked the shopkeeper and three of his salesmen inside the room at gun point and decamped with the booty.
In September last, Rs 35 lakh was looted from the nearby UCO bank branch and the police have not yet been able to arrest any one so far.