Notorious gangster Kathirvelan killed in encounter

Chennai: Notorious rowdy Kathirvelan died in a police encounter in Karipatti, Salem this morning.
According to the police, he was shot dead in the encounter with police, and the incident left few policemen injured.

The Salem police were trying to arrest Kathirvelan who was involved in several criminal activities including robbery and murders.

Police also said they had received complaints that he intimidated people under the influence of alcohol in the evenings.

NT Bureau