COIMBATORE – On Saturday, A 4-member gang stole 7.2 sovereigns jewellery from a farmhouse at Thondamuthur after custody the home-maker, a 53-year-old woman, at the knife-point.
According to the police, the robbers, who had covered their faces with the help of masks, struck at the house of K. 55-year-old Vellingiri which is located inside a farm at Thondamuthur. The occurrence happened around 7 p.m. when Mr. Vellingiri’s wife Sasimala was alone at the residence.
Expecting husband, Ms. Sasimala opened the main door when the 4 gang members knocked on the main door. Though the woman tried to run inside, 1 of the intruders took hold of her and kept Ms. Sasimala at knife-point. The others robbed her of the jewelry. The police said that the woman was not hurt in the occurrence. The police have registered a case and started investigation.