Chennai: Three accused who murdered two persons and stole 16 kg gold from a businessman’s house in Sirkazhi were arrested within four hours of the incident.
Sources said that the police nabbed the accused from their hideout at Erukkur near Sirkazhi.
The gang had entered the house of businessman Dhanraj early this morning and had brutally attacked the family. Dhanraj’s wife and son Akhil died on the spot.
Dhanraj and his daughter-in-law are getting treated in hospital after sustaining severe injuries. The gang had also stole a car from the house. A special team was formed by the police to nab the murderers.
CCTV footages were checked following which police traced and nabbed the accused. DGP J K Tripathi appreciated the efforts of the police in catching the criminals within four hours of the incident. It may be noted that recently police nabbed robbers who looted a private gold finance bank in Hosur within 24 hours of the incident.