SRINAGAR Burglars last night broke into the government residence of a local journalist at Magarmal Bagh here and decamped with jewelry worth lakhs.
The victim Shamim Beigh said that burglars broke into the house in the dead of the night when nobody was present there and looted gold ornaments worth Rs 4 lakhs.
A police and forensic team led by SHO Shergari Police Station Aftab Ahmed visited the spot found things at sixes and sevens. Burglars have damaged the wardrobes and furniture before leaving with the ornaments. We have taken samples while a case has been registered and investigation taken up, said a police official.