KRISHNAGIRI – On Sunday, Thieves broke into the residence of a temple priest and took away cash and jewelry the incident is of Rayakottai.
The police said, a gang knocked the door of Krishnamurthy and ask for that their lorry had broken down and asked for the water. When Krishnamurthy’s wife Sumathy had gone inside to get water, the men, along with 4 others arrived the residence and latched it from the inside. The gang of thieves, then threatened the family into parting with their valuables. The duo handed over cash of ₹80,000 and 3.5 sovereigns of precious gold jewellery.
The men run-away locking up the family inside. On hearing for help, neighbours saved the family. Superintendent of Police Bandi Gangadhar visited the crime scene and made inquiries.