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Four arrested for stealing scooter posing as cops

One of the accused was the victim’s friend The Kengeri police on Wednesday arrested four youths, including an engineering student and a civil engineer, for allegedly posing as cops and stealing a two-wheeler from a construction labourer by pretending to seize the vehicle. The accused have been identified as Sharath Shetty, 25, a civil engineer […]

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Gangster ‘CD’ Mani arrested after a dramatic chase in Porur

Gangster ‘CD’ Mani was arrested by the police after a dramatic chase when he attempted to escape after firing at the police and jumped from a bridge in Porur. Police said that P. Manikandan alias ‘CD’ Mani has more than 30 criminal cases against him. City Police Commissioner Shankar Jiwal said, “CD Mani is a […]

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Man arrested for illegal sale of black fungus drug

Accused had amassed ₹10 lakh so far A 26-year-old man was arrested for allegedly duping several people on the pretext of delivering Liposomal Amphotericin B injection at ₹25,000, the police said on Friday. The injection is used to treat black fungus. Ayush Singh was arrested from U.P. on Tuesday, the police said, adding he has […]

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Man arrested

The Forest Department officials arrested a man in Tiruppur district on Thursday in connection with the death of 21 peacocks due to alleged poisoning. Officials said the peacocks were found dead on the land owned by S. Ramasamiy (74) in Merkupathi village near Avinashi on May 22. Based on investigations by Tiruppur Forest Range Officer […]

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Pharmacy employees arrested

Police seize 25 Remdesivir vials Three employees of a pharmacy were arrested on Tuesday for allegedly sourcing Remdesivir vials from Kerala and selling them in Bengaluru illegally. The police recovered 25 vials from Sanjeev Kumar, 32, Pratheek, 27, and Abhijith, 20. After being alerted, Inspector Yerriswamy contacted Sanjeev Kumar posing as a customer. The accused […]

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Five arrested for impersonation in police recruitment

One candidate obtained appointment order through fraud The Dharwad District Police have arrested five persons in connection with a case of fraud committed through impersonation following which a candidate had secured a job in the Armed Reserve Police. Addressing presspersons in Dharwad on Thursday, Superintendent of Police P. Krishnakant said that a candidate, Shivappa F. […]

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Man arrested for cheating senior citizens

He allegedly swindled over ₹5 crore A 45-year-old former staffer of a leading bank has been arrested by personnel from the Pulianthope police station for allegedly cheating several senior citizens by promising high returns on their investments. His target were those who had retired from service. Police identified the accused as D. Arikumar, of Chetpet. […]

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Youth arrested for cheating

The police have arrested a youth who allegedly cheated his Facebook friend of 60 grams of gold ornaments. They said a college girl from a village under Kallidaikurichi police station limits was in touch with Sankaralingam from Tenkasi, who is working abroad, over the phone. When Sankaralingam reportedly asked the girl to book air-tickets for […]

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Teenager arrested for sexual assault

The All Women Police Station, Dharapuram, in Tirruppur district on Wednesday arrested a 17-year-old boy for alleged sexual assault on a five-year-old girl. The police said that the boy hailing from a residential area near Dharapuram committed sexual assault on the minor girl when she was playing at her house on Wednesday. The boy was […]