Unidentified burglars struck at the house of a realtor to steal valuables and cash worth Rs. 15 lakh.

Police said the burglars, who gained entry into the house of realtor Sudalaikannu (52) at Tuckerammalpuram under Perumalpuram police station limits on Thursday night when the inmates had gone to Udangudi in Tuticorin district, took 50 sovereigns of gold ornaments, Rs. 77,000 in cash, electronic goods, totally worth Rs. 15 lakh and escaped.

The culprits also tried their luck in the house of one Yovan in the same area, but in vain. City Crime Branch has registered a case in this connection.