TAMIL NADU

Cash looted from furniture shop

CHENNAI, MARCH 17. A two-member gang looted Rs. 20,000 from a furniture showroom in Vyasarpadi after tying up the watchman on Thursday.

Police said the two men gained entry into Sumangali Furniture on Erukkancherry High Road around 1.30 a.m. by climbing a tree. The culprits tied up Perumal (62), who was sleeping inside the shop, and escaped with the cash after breaking open the chest.

Perumal freed himself in the morning and filed a complaint with the M.K.B. Nagar police. Two special parties have been formed to nab the culprits, said C. Sylendra Babu, Joint Commissioner of Police (North).

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