Alappuzha: In a strange incident, 67.5 sovereigns of gold was robbed from a house at Vallikkunnam in Alappuzha on Thursday night. The robbery occurred at the house of Sadanandan, native of Uppukandam. During the incident, family members were not present in the house.
Sadanandan’s brother who lives at a distance of 4 km had died on the previous day. Sadanandan and family went to attend the last rites of his brother. On hearing the death news, the family had forgotten to lock the doors of bedrooms. The robbers entered the house breaking the front door.
Sadanandan and family came to know about the loss when they came back next day morning. The stolen gold belonged to the daughters-in-law and grandchildren of Sadanandan.
Vallikunnam police conducted a primary investigation and collected the CCTV footages of nearby places.