Ayyasamy (55) and Annapoorna (52) of Elloor Kallapuram near Kinathukkadavu were killed in a road accident, when the motorcycle in which they were travelling was knocked down by a tipper lorry on Friday.

According to police, they were returning from Kuniamuthur when the accident took place near Kurumbapalayam near Madukkarai.

House burgled

Burglars broke into the house of a real estate agent Vellingiri of Chickalampalayam near Kinathukkavu on Thursday night and decamped with Rs 5 lakh and five sovereigns of gold jewellery.

Man found dead

R.S. Puram police on Friday found the body of a nearly 38-year-old man in a storm water drain on Thadagam Road.