Five persons, posing as Income-Tax and police personnel, decamped with gold ornaments and cash totalling around Rs. 3.77 lakh from a house, police said.
The five went to the house of one Babu Nadar in Siddharth Nagar area and sought to inspect the premises claiming they were from I-T and police departments, they said.
Under the garb of “search”, they got hold of gold ornaments, cash and a mobile phone – valued at around Rs. 3.77 lakh – and left the house, police said. Police have registered a case and launched a hunt for the culprits.