MADURAI: A thief stole goods worth around Rs 65,000 and took away Rs 5,000 in cash from a supermarket in Usilampatti and left a note of apology to the owner.
He said, *"Apologies. I am hungry. You lost only one day's revenue, but this is equivalent to my three month's revenue. Once again, my apologies."
According to the sources, the burglary took place at a shop located along Usilampatti-Madurai Road. It is owned by 30-year-old M Ramprakash from Kavandanpatti.
The owner came to know about the burglary when he opened the shop on Thursday morning only to find two computers, a television, and Rs 5,000 gone.
Police said that he also took away the CCTV footage record. Fingerprints experts were pressed into action. The Usilampatti Town police registered a case under IPC sections 457 and 380. An investigation is on.
*A rough translation of the letter.