Fake cops try to extort money, arrested at Avadi, near Chennai

According to the police, at 3.30 pm Friday, two men, identified as Mohan Raj (38), a land broker from Ayapakkam, and Velayudham (47) from Vijayalakshmipuram, Red Hills, claimed to be working in the Directorate of Vigilance and Anti-Corruption. Continue Reading

Man held for beating up drug addict teen son, causing injuries

According to the police, Dhanush (16), a resident of Venkatesan Naikan Street, Anna Salai, and a class 10 student of Pudupet Corporation School, was a drug addict. He used to take ganja and drug tablets. His father Rajesh, who works for a private company, often warned him to give up this habit. Continue Reading

Rs 10 lakh worth gutkha seized from godown near Chennai

According to reports, the police had information that there was largescale sale of gutkha in Sundaracholapuram, near Thiruverkadu, a suburb of Chennai. So, a team, headed by inspector Prabhu, under the supervision of Chennai West Zone Assistant Commissioner Vijayakumari, had been watching the area in disguise.  Continue Reading

700 stolen mobiles seized in raids at T Nagar mobile shops

The police have carried out a raid in Annai Sathya Bazaar, T Nagar, and seized 700 cellphones that are believed to have been stolen. Continue Reading