Rs.1.5 lakhs looted from 2 wine shops

THANJAVUR, DEC. 6. A sum of Rs. 1.5 lakhs was looted from two Tamil Nadu State Marketing Corporation (TASMAC) liquor shops in Anna Nagar here last night.

The culprits broke open the doors and the safe kept inside the shops located at a distance of 100 ft from each other at Anna Nagar and looted Rs. 67,000 from one shop and Rs. 83,000 from the other.

The salesmen of the shops said the cash collected on weekdays would be deposited in the bank but the collections on Saturday and Sunday would be kept in the shops. Liquor bottles too were found missing.

The police have registered a case and are investigating the incident.

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