Three Detained in Burglary Case, Hunt on for 2 More

Published: 08th July 2015 06:11 AM  |   Last Updated: 08th July 2015 06:11 AM   |  A+A-

COIMBATORE:Police have detained three persons in connection with a robbery at a house in Jagadish Nagar, Seeranaickenpalayam on June 15.

The house of a travel agency owner, Rajendran, was broken into by a masked gang of five. One of the men was also armed with a machete. Rajendran's wife, R Umadevi (55), was staying with her son and his wife, a two-year-old grandson, and a maid, when the incident occurred.

The gang escaped with 25 sovereigns in gold, some diamond jewellery and `1 lakh.

Police told Express that two of them were nabbed from the city and taken to Thoothukudi to nab the third accused. The trio would be formally arrested after they would be brought to Coimbatore on Wednesday.

4 Held for Assault

Pollachi East Police have registered a case against the staff of a private bus company, for assaulting three college students, who had picked a quarrel with one of the drivers as he had driven the bus recklessly.

The victim, B Syed Jaffer (19) from Suleswaranpatty, Pollachi, got into a verbal duel with the driver K Balasubramaniam (29) on July 3. The driver had driven the bus recklessly, which was objected by the youth.

On Monday evening, when Jaffer was travelling towards Pollachi bus stand and alighted from the vehicle, Balasubramaniam, along with three others, picked an argument with Jaffer. Two of Jaffer’s college friends, P Aravinthan, and P Mohanlal, came in support of him, when the four men assaulted them.

Stay up to date on all the latest Tamil Nadu news with The New Indian Express App. Download now
(Get the news that matters from New Indian Express on WhatsApp. Click this link and hit 'Click to Subscribe'. Follow the instructions after that.)


Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp