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1 kg gold jewellery robbed from house.

A family who had left for Vellore in the morning for a temple, was shocked to find their home broken into on their return. A police source said that the thieves made away with around 1 kg of gold valuables, by breaking open the window grill at the family's Tata Silk Farm, 4th Shop Lane house.

K Gopal, the house owner, said, "As soon as we saw that our window grill was broken, we informed the cops who are now investigating."

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The police had brought fingerprint experts and sniffer dogs who went to work immediately. Cops suspect that this might the work of professionals, who must have kept a watch on the house for a while. A case has been registered at Basavanagudi police station. The exact amount of gold, cash and other valuable items is yet to be ascertained.