CHENNAI: A case has been filed against a 36-year old man for allegedly assaulting an armed reserve police personnel for ramming the former’s car from behind with another car that belongs to a retired ADGP, on Tuesday.
Police said that Feroze Khan, a resident of Triplicane running a laundry shop was driving towards Nungambakkam on Tuesday evening when a car of a retired ADGP rammed Feroze’s car from behind.
Feroze picked a quarrel with the driver of the ADGP’s car, Satya. During the course of the argument, Feroze allegedly physically assaulted Satya. Following the attack, Satya filed a complaint with the Teynampet police, who picked up Feroze for interrogation.
Police sources said the retired officer was on his way from a star hotel in Teynampet and that Satya was driving the car when the incident was reported.
Burglars broke into a house at Sunnambukulam near Gummidipoondi, broke open cupboards and stole around 51 sovereigns of gold and `70,000 cash.
Police said, Natesan, a Siddha doctor, his wife and son, learnt about the burglary only on Wednesday morning when they woke up and found the cupboards damaged. All three were sleeping in the room. The burglars entered the house after unlocking the kitchen door.
Fire Singes Family
Four persons, including two senior citizens, were injured after gas leak led to a fire in their house on Wednesday morning.
The injured, Elumalai (68), his wife Shantha (64) and their grand children Abhinandana (22) and Hariharan (19), lived near Vandalur. On Wednesday morning when Abhinandana went to the kitchen around 7am to make coffee the fire broke out. The three others who tried to save her also suffered burns. On hearing their screams, neighbours came to their rescue and took them to Kilpauk Medical College where they were now under treatment.