Armed miscreants looted cash amounting to Rs.1.5 lakh and gold ornaments from three shopkeeper brothers at Lalmandir Unchapul in Jwalapur area here on Tuesday night, police said on Wednesday.

The brothers were closing their glassware shop when three motorcycle-borne miscreants barged in and took the cash and gold ornaments worn by the shopkeepers at gun-point, they said.

One caught

One of the brothers caught hold of a miscreant, who was turned over to the police when they were fleeing from the spot, they said.

The other two, however, managed to escape, they said, adding that efforts have been launched to nab them. - PTI