The police are on the lookout for an unidentified duo who lifted three sovereigns of gold ornaments and Rs.3,000 in cash from the bureau after tying the hands and gagging the mouth of a seventh standard student on Saturday.

According to police, Parvathy, wife of Madukumar of Moolachel near Thuckalay, a construction worker, had gone to a nearby shop to purchase eatables for her son when the duo committed the crime. Thuckalay police have registered a case.

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