Armed dacoits looted Rs.4 lakh in cash and valuables from a doctor couple's house at Ashok Nagar in Bihar's Begusarai district, a police officer said on Thursday.

Superintendent of Police Vinay Kumar said a gang of six armed dacoits stormed into the house of Shashi Bhushan Prasad and Asha Bhushan late on Wednesday night and tied up their hands and legs before looting Rs.2 lakh in cash, jewellery and other valuables. The couple raised an alarm once the dacoits fled with the booty, he said