Eleven sovereigns of gold jewellery were stolen from the house of A. Panchavarnam (50) at Periyar Nagar near Madakulam in the outskirts of the city.

The police said that the woman had left the city for medical treatment in Chennai in November.

When she returned home on January 1, she found that the door and almirah in the house broken and jewels stolen. The police have registered a case.

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