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Man held for burgling senior citizen’s house at Pulianthope

January 22, 2023 06:44 pm | Updated January 26, 2023 10:03 am IST - CHENNAI

The Pulianthope police arrested a 38-year-old man for stealing gold jewellery and cash from a senior citizen’s house in Balu Nayakkan Street and recovered more than 22 sovereigns of the jewellery and ₹1.27 lakh.

Police said when S. Santha, 68, on Friday returned after visiting a relative, she found the jewellery and cash in the locker in her house stolen. Based on her complaint, the police identified the accused as K. Govind, a former tenant of the victim.

The accused was later produced before a judicial magistrate and sent to prison.

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