80 Bottles Looted from TASMAC Shop

Published: 02nd February 2015 06:24 AM  |   Last Updated: 02nd February 2015 06:24 AM   |  A+A-

VILLUPURAM:Days after a man was arrested for stealing liquor from a TASMAC outlet as he didn’t have money to buy alcohol, liquor worth Rs 12,000 was reportedly stolen from another TASMAC outlet here on Saturday night.

Sources said, the outlet, located near the Villupuram new bus stand, was looted after Murugaiyan of Kappur, the salesman, closed it on Saturday night. On Sunday morning, people who came to the marriage hall nearby saw the lock of the TASMAC shop broken. They informed the Villupuram taluk police. On information, Murugaiyan too arrived. He and the police officials inspected the shop and found 80 liquor bottles worth Rs 12,000 missing from the shop.

Based on a complaint, taluk police registered a case and are inquiring further.

Bid to rob Temple

A vain attempt was made by robbers to open the hundial of a temple near Villupuram town. Police said, Abirameswar temple in  Thiruvamuthur village near Villupuram town was targetted by thieves on Saturday night after the priest Magesh locked the temple after  the poojas and went home. Though the locks were broken, nothing was stolen.


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