ELLAH ABAD - About 15 burglars held a family hostage at gunpoint and escaped after looting cash, gold ornaments and other valuables worth Rs1 million here. Its to be noted here that Ellah Abad is totally under the control of outlaws nowadays as robberies and burglaries have become order of the day. As per detail, one Rao Irfan Ali, son of former councillor, a resident of Ellah Abad near Govt Boys High School, was asleep along with his family members when some 15 burglars entered the home and held the family hostage. They collected gold ornaments weighing 15 tola, Rs200,000 and a pistol and fled from the scene, Rao Irfan told the police in his statement. Later, an FIR was lodged against unidentified accused with no arrest till filing of the report.