Man Survives 15-m Fall Onto Rly Track
Chennai: An under construction ticket booking office near the Foot Over Bridge (FOB) at the Pallavaram railway station collapsed partially on Wednesday, which led to a 22 year old mason falling from a height of 15 metres onto the railway track. Kongan, of Bihar, survived the fall with minor injuries, and fortunately, no train was passing at that time, Government Railway Police (GRP) sources said. The accident disrupted train services on Tambaram-Beach stretch for over half an hour. GRP sources said the incident happened around 3 pm. The mason was working at the building to house a booking office adjacent to the FOB.
Burglar Sleeps, Falls Easy Prey
Chennai: A thief, who came to burgle a locked house, fell an easy prey as he slept in the comforts of the home and was caught the next morning. The incident happened at Rajakilpakkam near Tambaram. On Tuesday night, the burglar entered the house and fell asleep. The owner, Balamurugan, who returned on Wednesday morning, found the thief in deep slumber and snoring in a room, police said.Balamurugan and his family had left to visit their relatives in Tiruvannamalai.
Verse to Turn over A New Leaf
Usilampatti: To reform a college student involved in a clash, a local court on Wednesday asked him to memorise 100 couplets from Thirukkural, Granting him bail. Judicial magistrate Vivekanandar, who didn’t want the student to appear before police directed him to memorise the verse.
Court Order to Police official
Chennai: The Madras High Court has directed the Tiruvannamalai District Police Superintendent to appear before the court on Friday (February 26) in connection with a case relating to a teenage girl who was allegedly kidnapped on December 13, 2015. The division bench gfave the direction.