A farmhand reportedly committed suicide after burglars stole gold ornaments from her house on Monday afternoon.

Police said unidentified burglars stole 25 sovereigns of gold ornaments from the house of Kathiresan, a farmhand from Sangupuram under Vasudevanallur police station limits. His wife Saroja (40), who was very upset, went missing on Tuesday morning.

Later, her body was found floating in a nearby well. Police suspect Saroja jumped into a well as her entire savings had been stolen.

The Vasudevanallur police have filed a case. – Special Correspondent

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