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