Robbers looted valuables and Tk 8 lakh from the residence of a garment businessman at New Eskaton in city’s Ramna thana on Sunday.
Rafiqul Islam, officer-in-charge of Ramna thana, said 6 to 7 robbers entered the fourth floor flat at Eskaton Tower finding its doors open at 1:30pm.
House owner Ekramul Kadar Bablu and his wife were not present at the flat at that time.
The miscreants kept a female domestic help and baby son hostage at gun point and looted 300 tolas of gold ornaments, one licensed shot gun and Tk 8 lakh in cash.
The female domestic help and an unidentified security guard have been taken to thana for interrogation.
-With UNB/NewAge input