at 8 houses

Burglars strike at eight houses in Sindhagampalli village, near Bargur, on Wednesday night and decamped with over Rs. 1 lakh cash and some gold and silver ornaments.

Unidentified persons broke open the locked houses in the village and looted cash and jewellery.

Villagers said that this was the first instance of a burglary in the village, which has over 350 houses.

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