Gold ornaments worth Rs 11 cr stolen in Tirupur

Gold ornaments worth Rs 11 crore were stolen from a leading jewellery showroom in Tirupur, about 50 km from here early this morning, police said.

Updated: Feb 21, 2012, 14:43 PM IST

Coimbatore: Gold ornaments worth Rs 11
crore were stolen from a leading jewellery showroom in
Tirupur, about 50 km from here early this morning, police said.

The showroom owner noticed the missing jewellery when he
opened the shop for business this morning.

Police said the burglars gained entry to the showroom
through the back, used gas cutters to open the vaults where
the jewellery was kept and escaped.

PTI