Kanpur: An elderly man died of shock after robbers barged into his house and fled with cash and
jewellery, kept for his daughter's wedding scheduled for next month.
Around four to five unidentified robbers broke into the house and tied 60-year-old Madan Mohan Chawala, an LIC employee, his wife, daughter and old mother in separate
rooms, DIG Ashok Mutha Jain said.
The robbers fled with jewellery, cash and other valuables kept for the wedding of his daughter. However, none of the family members were attacked.
Later, the daughter, Neelam, managed to set herself free and then untied her mother, grandmother and father, who lay unconscious.
Madan was rushed to a hospital where he was declared dead.
The doctors said he apparently died of shock or heart attack, however, the exact cause of the death could be ascertained only after the post-mortem.
A search operation has been launched to nab the robbers.