Special Correspondent

CHENNAI: About 50 sovereigns of ornaments and some cash were reported to be stolen from the house of a film actor in Kodambakkam here early on Friday. According to police, Vijay (47), known as ‘Thalaivasal’ Vijay, of Dr. Gopala Menon Road lodged a complaint with the police that the jewellery kept in an almirah in his house was missing.

When his wife Rajeswari (40) and a relative Durga (17) began the day’s work around 5 a.m. on Friday, they noticed the lock in the grill gate broken. Mr. Vijay who checked the rooms found three almirahs ransacked. Finerprint experts and sniffer dogs were pressed into service. A police special team has been formed to investigate the case.