Burglars entered the house of a government employee, Raju (47), at Housing Board Colony in Ayyan Thirumaligai area and took away jewellery weighing 15 sovereigns and cash of Rs. 1.50 lakh.
The police said that Raju noticed the jewellery and cash missing only on Thursday morning and the incident could have occurred earlier.
The police said that keys of the almirah were left handing near it and Raju’s wife was in the house.
Fingerprint experts were pressed into service. Hasthampatti police have registered a case and are investigating.