Madurai: On Wednesday night An unknown person broke into a residence in Alanganallur and escaped with gold ornaments valued Rs 5 lakh. the incident came to know on Thursday morning. 65, years old owner, P Mahalakshmi is a retired nursing superintendent from a government hospital had gone for a temple festival to Errampatti when the occurrence happened. She left the house key in a secret place.
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When she comes back, she found gold jewellery about 25 sovereigns was missing. she informed police about the incidence, a case was registered with the Alanganallur police and a hunt is for the robber. In another theft occurrence, unknown thieves broke into a house belonging to a retired banker and fled with Rs 1 lakh cash and gold ornaments worth Rs 12 lakh. The incident took place in Veerasellaiyapuram.