SIALKOT - A gang of ten armed dacoits looted gold ornaments, cash, electronic appliances and other valuables worth more than Rs5 million from the house of a local engineer Muhammad Luqman Saddal in Kotli Loharaan-West near Sialkot in the wee hours of Friday.

According to police sources, the dacoits stormed the house, held hostage all the family members including women and children and started collecting valuables.

The bandits made off with Rs160,000 in cash, three cellphones (worth of Rs40,000) and 120 Tolas gold ornaments (worth of Rs4.8 million) after locking the family members in separate rooms.

The Kotli Loharaan Police have registered a case, with no arrest or recovery, in this regard.