Police on Wednesday arrested five women who stole silver jewellery from a shop in Shankar Nagar on Sunday.

The women had visited the shop under the pretext of buying ornaments, and stole 60 grams of silver.

The accused, Mariammal (55) of Pudukottai, Uma (47) of Tiruvarur, Rani (26) of Pudukottai, Sulochana (36) of Tanjavur and Shanthi (32) of Tanjavur were remanded to judicial custody.

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