Chennai: Around 30 sovereigns of gold jewellery worth Rs 10 lakh and Rs 10,000 in cash were burgled from a house in Old Perungalathur in Tambaram on Sunday night.
Police said the resident, Thangaraj (36), was staying in an independent house on Renga Street in Old Perungalathur with his wife and two children. While they were sleeping on the ground floor the burglary occurred on the first floor, sources said
According to the police, the family went to sleep early on Sunday night after making sure the doors were locked.
On Monday morning when Thangaraj woke up, he was shocked to find the almirah forced open and the contents strewn about.Subsequently, the couple lodged a complaint at the Peerkankaranai police station that someone had entered their house and decamped with the jewellery and cash
The police suspects that those who were involved may have been familiar with the house layout and its features. The robbers through the balcony of the adjacent house, unscrewed a window and entered the house, police
The Peerkankaranai police have registered a case and are checking CCTV footages. Further probe is on....