CBI Raids Customs’ Airport Office
Chennai: A CBI team conducted a surprise raid on the customs office at Chennai Airport’s international terminal following a tip off that huge quantities of gold were cleared by evading duty. A 12-member team of the anti-corruption branch of CBI landed at the customs office at around 1 am in the night and the checks continued until early Friday. No arrests has been made so far. “We‘ve collected some documents,” an officer said.
CMDA SEALS BUILDING
Chennai: After being directed by the Madras High Court, Chennai Metropolitan Development Authority (CMDA) has locked and sealed an unauthorised residential building comprising stilts plus six floors with 12 dwelling units at Sami Pillai Street, Choolai. The building owner got permission from the Corporation of Chennai to build ground plus first floor with four dwelling units. However, the owner built stilts plus six floors.
Probe against MTC BUS DRiver
Chennai: Metropolitan Transport Corporation (MTC) has ordered a probe into an accident involving a city bus at Moolakadai here, in which a 40-year-old flower vendor was killed on Thursday. According to sources, the bus driver was suspended and a probe ordered. The safety wing of MTC is conducting the probe, sources added. Madhavaram Traffic investigation wing has registered a case of rash driving and arrested the driver Sekar (45).