Otteri police warned and let off an elderly woman who had falsely claimed that an armed robbery took place at her house in Kosapet on Thursday evening. Sundari (62) of Kandasamy Koil Street, telephoned 100 and reported that three men stole Rs. 87,000 and 9.5 sovereigns of gold jewellery at knifepoint. Police discovered discrepancies in Sundari’s version and when confronted, she confessed to have hid articles and staged the drama to escape paying depositors who had joined in her chit fund.

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