VEHARI -Burglars took away valuables including cash, gold ornaments and other valuables worth more than five million from the house of a jeweller situated in Sheikh Cotton Colony in the remit of City Police the other night.

The house owner Dilshad Hussain, a jeweller, told the police that the incident occurred when he and his wife were away for dinner in Burewala. When he came back at around 11:30pm, he found the house locked from outside but as he entered, different household items and clothes were littered floor of bedrooms. Upon search, he found cash amounting to Rs1.2 million, gold ornaments worth Rs3.7 million and other valuables missing. Following the complaint, the police visited the crime scene and registered an FIR against unidentified burglars.

Citizens have flayed the poor security situation in the area and demanded the DPO to improve the security.