Dattaram Pednekar, has complained to Pernem police that an unidentified person effected entry into his shop and decamped with gold and other valuable ornaments worth 12 lakh at Arambol.
Pednekar said that his sister was at the shop when the incident occurred at around 9 pm on Friday. She was carrying a bag containing 660 grams gold and other jewellery worth 12 lakh.
The unknown person suddenly came in and snatched the bag from her hand while she was moving out of the shop. She raised an alarm but within minutes, the culprit made good his escape under cover of darkness.