Satyanarayan Mishra, the victim, has lodged a complaint at Chandaka police station.
According to police sources, the looters entered inside the house by breaking the grill of a window and locked the door of the room, inside which the couple was sleeping, from outside at around 3 am. They decamped with gold ornaments, cash Rs 12 lakh and other valuables.
On being informed, the police reached the spot along with a scientific team and a sniffer dog to probe. Efforts were on to identify and trace the looters.