Udupi, Apr 26, 2019: Thieves who broke into a house at Subhash Nagar in Shankerapura have decamped with gold jewellery worth around Rs 5 lakhs.
The theft took place in the house of a retired teacher named Irene Martis.
The thieves could lay their hands on the valuables kept in the cupboard as they could open it with its key which was kept in another cupboard that was not locked.
Irene had placed the jewellery in the cupboard after returning from an ordination ceremony the previous day.
A complaint had been lodged at Shirva police station.