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.
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.
Police said the deceased, identified as J Soundararajan, was a DMK functionary and ran a juice shop near the bus stand.
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The job racket wing of the Central Crime Branch arrested a man and his wife on Friday for allegedly cheating job aspirants.
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.
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.
Police said the house belongs to Amelia Jothini Gopala Pillai, who shares a portion of the apartment with one Bharani Velan.
An unidentified man allegedly robbed a three-sovereign gold chain from an elderly woman at knifepoint on Friday at Ambattur.
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.
A 44-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly sharing obscene pictures in his son's school whatsapp group, police said on Sunday.
During the investigation, the police found out that the deceased Gopi was an associate of notorious history-sheeter Sivakumar and had cases of murder and attempt to murder pending against him.
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.