Staff Reporter

ERODE: S. Meenatchi, lecturer in a private engineering college near Katpadi, was robbed of her jewellery in a bus near Vellakoil on

Monday. According to the Vellakoil police, the incident happened when Ms. Meenatchi along with husband Sivakumar were proceeding in a bus to Dharapuram.

The police said the couple intended to go to Erode but by mistake boarded a bus going to Dharapuram. A little later the couple realised

their mistake, stopped the bus and boarded an auto rickshaw to return to Vellakoil bus stand.

At the bus stand, the woman saw her handbag open and found the jewellery missing. The police said she had lodged a complaint saying that jewellery weighing 41 sovereign worth Rs. 3 lakh went missing.