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Kid abductor back in police net

A child abductor who escaped from police custody two-and-a-half months back in the city was nabbed by the sleuths of the city crime branch from Washermenpet on Tuesday night.

G. Kumarapandian, caught

CATs are on the prowl at night


Beware, a different kind of police, CATs are on the prowl in the southern parts of the city.

Members of the Criminal Apprehension Teams (CAT) working under the supervision of joint commissioner of po

Triple murder comes to light on TV show


A startling revelation in a TV reality show by a 17-and-a-half-year-old girl that her father had murdered and buried three persons in the backyard of her house in Villupuram was found to be true when

Sun stroke, neglect kill police horse

Supreme Chancellor — a 14-year-old horse belonging to Chennai’s mounted police — died of suspected sun stroke after it collapsed on Pantheon Road on Wednesday, while its care takers were taking care o

TN cops launch hunt for Maoists


Tamil Nadu police has launched an all-out hunt for Maoists with one team rushing to Andhra Pradesh to hunt for Padma, the wife of Vivek, a Maoist leader who was arrested in Chennai on Saturday while a

Hunted Maoist nabbed in Chennai

The ‘Q’ Branch police dealing with cases of terrorism and extremism on Saturday arrested a state secretary of a Maoist outfit from the city.

The arrested person was identified as Vivek, 45, a residen

Pramod Kumar served suspension order

Tainted inspector-general of police, Pramod Kumar has been finally served his suspension orders in Puzhal jail where he was lodged after being arrested in connection with the Tirupur Paazee Forex scam

12 year old crushed to death under bus in Chennai

A 12 year old girl pillion riding her father on a two wheeler was crushed under a SETC bus on Sardar Patel Road on Sunday night after speeding two wheeler, believed to part of racing gang, hit her veh

Stray menace dogs Chennai


A four-and-half-year-old boy attacked by a stray dog in Ambattur a couple of weeks back died on Monday at the Institute of Child Health, Egmore, of suspected rabies.

The boy, Azin, son of Masthan, a

Graft, sleaze charges dog top cop


The Paazee scam, which broke out in Tirupur in 2009-end, was not only about a finance company cheating its investors of hundreds of crores of rupees, promising high rate of interest, but also showed h

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