Puducherry, Apr 5 UNI | 4 months ago

A pawn broker was murdered and his shop looted at Maramalai Adigal Saalai here today.

According to police,Rajesh Shyam Sood(50), said to be from Rajasthan, was running a pawn broker shop at Maramalai Adigal Saalai here and residing at Rainbow Nagar here.

This morning, a gang came on the pretext of pledging some ornaments and when Mr Sood went inside his shop to keep the ornaments,the gang followed him,slit his throat and killed him.

Later, they looted the shop and gold ornaments and cash worth about Rs one crore was reported missing.

Orleanpet police registered a case and started investigation.

(Posted on 05-04-2014)