A liquor outlet of Tasmac at the shopping complex owned by the Krishnagiri Municipality near old bus stand was burgled on Wednesday night.

The theft came to light when the salesman Venkatesan (38) of Uthangarai and supervisor Muniraj of Bargur came to open the outlet on Thursday morning.

It was found that Rs. 52,000 kept at the locker in the shop was stolen by the burglars. It was said that the employees had violated the standing instructions given by the administration not to keep the sales amount in the shop.

On the basis of a complaint, Krishnagiri town police have registered a case.