SHEIKHUPURA - Unidentified burglars barged into the official residence of Civil Judge and made off with cash and gold ornaments worth hundreds of thousands of rupees the other night.

According to details, Civil Judge Muhammad Abu Bakar Siddique posted in Sheikhupura went to Lahore with his family on Saturday evening.

Taking advantage of his absence, some unidentified burglars barged into the officials residence of the judge situated in Civil Lines area and took away Rs40,000 and gold ornaments weighing 10 tolas worth hundreds of thousands of rupees.

The family came to know about the burglary on return from Lahore on Sunday evening. The City A Division Police started investigation into the incident.­