Barabanki, Feb 6 - Armed criminals attacked the house of a mentha trader in Fatehpur area and looted cash and jewellery, with over Rs. 50 lakh in the district today.
Police here today said that four criminals barged into the house of one Sachin Jain, a mentha trader in the afternoon, when only women members of the family were there. Later, the criminals on gunpoint looted the cash and jewellery. The criminals also thrashed the women.
After looting, the criminals fled away on motorcycles. Superintendent of Police Abdul Hamid said that an FIR has been registered and manhunt has been launched to nab the culprits.