Hyderabad: A gang of armed robbers allegedly looted around 5 kg of gold today from an ornament manufacturing unit in Moosabowli area after tying the workers, police said.
The incident occurred around 12.30 PM when a group of 10-12 masked men entered the unit and threatened the workers with knives, said DCP (South Zone) V Satyanarayana. He said the men tied up 21 workers before fleeing with the gold. "Around 5 kg of gold was robbed. They also took away the CCTV cameras installed in the unit," the officer said. He said the police are suspecting involvement of some former and current employees. "We have got some clues," he added.
"Police are probing why there was no resistance from the workers," the DCP said, adding that the case will be cracked soon. Police have formed special teams to trace the accused.