Two masked men allegedly robbed 33 sovereigns of jewellery from the house of Avinashiappan (55), a businessman in textile sector, at K.V.R.Nagar in the city on Wednesday.

Police sources said the incident took place soon after Avinashiappan left his house for the routine morning walk at around 5 a.m.

The accused entered the house through the front door, which was kept unlocked. The Tirupur Central police are investigating.

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