CHENNAI: College Denies Murder Charge
Chennai: Sri Sairam College management denied the murder allegation and claimed that the death of the first-year engineering student was a case of suicide. The Chief Executive Officer of the college, Sai Prakash Leomuthu said the campus director P Balu was not associated with this death and rejected students’ demands to remove him from the post. He told this to reporters here on Monday.
6 Students Among 8 Held for Vandalism
Chennai: Eight people including six college students were arrested by the police for allegedly damaging an MTC bus and assaulting three students on Arcot Road on Sunday.The six students were identified as James(20), Sandeep Raj (21), Vasanth (19), Saravanan (20), B.Sc student Praveen (20),and a juvenile, all from Pachaiyapp’s College. The other two people were Gunasekaran (20) and Kandhan (22).
Airline Officer Cheats People of `54 Lakh
Chennai: The Central Crime Branch (CCB) arrested a 33-year-old Air India employee for allegedly cheating people to the tune of `54 lakh by promising them jobs by posing as an Air India officer. The arrested was identified as Vijish Xavier (33), a resident of Pathanamthitta, Kerala. Yuvaraj, a resident of New Washermanpet, filed a complaint with the Police Commissioner against the airlines staff.
2 Men Snatch Cash From Woman
Chennai: Two men were arrested by the Mannadi police for allegedly threatening and snatching `1,200 from a 40-year-old woman in the same locality. Police identified the arrested as Mohammed Hussan (32) and Rowther Ninar (30), residents of Mannadi. The duo run an eatery in the same locality. On Sunday, Sachu was walking back home, when the duo misbehaved with her and snatched `1,200.
History-sheeters in Police Dragnet
Chennai: City police arrested two history-sheeters on Sunday in two separate incidents. J Murali alias Kadukuthu Murali (31), a resident of Thirumullaivoyal, had allegedly attacked a 26-year-old samosa vendor near his residence on March 15. The accused was in an inebriated condition when the incident was reported, police said. The samosa vendor was Anand Kumar (26) of the same area.