Chennai Crime

Woman from Chennai's Royapuram kills drunk and abusive husband

When the couple reached home, Saravanan demanded she get her share in the family property and hit her.

published on : 21st July 2022

152 gold sovereigns, land worth Rs 157 crore retrieved in 2021: Chennai Police Commissioner

Top cop Shankar Jiwal detailed the cases handled by the Job Racket Wing, the Anti-Vice Squad, and the Anti-Land Grabbing unit, last year.

published on : 6th June 2022

Chennai's Crime Branch retrieved land worth Rs 157 crore from grabbers last year

Around 16 persons, including nine involved in murder cases, were detained under Goondas Act over the past week in the city.

published on : 5th June 2022

Two arrested for kidnapping Class X girl from school in Chennai's Nungambakkam

The city police on Wednesday arrested two people, including a 33-year-old woman, for kidnapping a class 10 girl from a private school in Nungambakkam.

published on : 8th April 2022

Siblings kill drunk elder brother in Chennai, arrested

The deceased L Ganesh from Karayanchavadi, a house painter, was allegedly addicted to liquor due to which his wife and children left him a few years ago.

published on : 7th April 2022

DMK functionary hacked to death at Chennai's Broadway bus stand

Police said the deceased, identified as J Soundararajan, was a DMK functionary and ran a juice shop near the bus stand.

published on : 4th April 2022

Chennai police to use geographic mapping technology to fight crime

The GIS-based mapping technology will boost police intelligence by providing data-based accurate information regarding the crime and criminal.

published on : 14th March 2022

Six persons arrested in Chennai for cheating job aspirants

The job racket wing of the Central Crime Branch arrested a man and his wife on Friday for allegedly cheating job aspirants.

published on : 7th March 2022

Chennai cops seize 485-kg ganja in one month, demand special unit for narcotics

While 17.5 kg and 49.5 kg of the contraband was seized in the last two weeks of December, 101 kg, 166 kg and 150 kg of ganja was confiscated in the first three weeks of January, respectively.

published on : 7th February 2022

Man's body with throat slit found wrapped in tarpaulin near Sriperumbudur; perpetrators on the run

Shankar’s brother, Gopal found the body wrapped in a tarpaulin sheet near the Pudhu Nallur government school as he was returning from the police station after filing a missing person complaint.  

published on : 19th December 2021

Four held in Chennai for burglary of gold and Rs 4.5 crore

Police said the house belongs to Amelia Jothini Gopala Pillai, who shares a portion of the apartment with one Bharani Velan.

published on : 17th December 2021

Elderly woman robbed at knifepoint

An unidentified man allegedly robbed a three-sovereign gold chain from an elderly woman at knifepoint on Friday at Ambattur.

published on : 6th December 2021

Woman's abduction complaint leads Chennai police to uncover child trafficking racket

Vepery police stumbled upon a child trafficking racket, while investigating the alleged abduction of a child from a woman in the heart of the city.

published on : 29th November 2021

Is Chennai the capital city of all crimes?

NCRB data ranks Chennai the national first in a number of cognizable crimes under special and local laws , accounting for 32.9 per cent of the total such crimes reported in 19 metropolitan cities.

published on : 1st December 2017