A day after college students clashed at Jamalia, in which an MTC bus was damaged, a special team of Pulianthope police arrested eight students, including a few juveniles.
Angered for being told not to travel on the footboard, school students attacked crew members of two MTC buses, in separate incidents.
Employees allege there are many irregularities in marking attendance by the branch manager. Because of this many have not got their day’s salary, claim employees.
While both Suriya Narayanan (62) and his wife Ezhilarasi (60) of T Nagar fell on the road, the bus run over the woman.
The man, identified as Kamalakannan of Arani in Tiruvannamalai district, who works as a security guard at T Nagar, stays alone while his family lives in his native.
In the petition, G Unnamalai, the victim’s wife said her husband was earning `600 per day and claimed the driver was at fault.
It was a narrow escape for several commuters when an MTC bus ran amok in the city on Saturday after its driver suffered a cardiac arrest and died behind the wheel.
Over 350 MTC buses plying to Broadway through the EVR Periyar Salai will now stop about 150 metres away from the main building of the Central station.