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Criminals, interpreters join hands

There is a rub-off effect from a non-Tamil-speaking criminal on his interpreter. When the interpreters help the arrested accused and the police and lawyers ‘understand’ each other, they come into cont

Mob beats up ‘suspect’, cops let him walk away

Members of the public in Selaiyur caught a man from West Bengal who was found moving suspiciously and had scaled the compound wall of a house on Tuesday night but it took the police nearly two hours t

TN tells CBI to vacate office

The Tamil Nadu government has asked the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to vacate the office of its multi disciplinary monitoring agency (MDMA) located off Greenways Road, citing lack of availab

Tatra’s Kovai link under CBI scanner

CBI sleuths on Thursday conducted searches at the house and office of C.N Srivatsan, director, Astral Consultants, Coimbatore, in connection with the on-going probe in the alleged irregularities in th

Tamil Nadu cops hunt for Delhi women in trafficking case

The Tamil Nadu police is on the look-out for two Delhi-based women who are believed to be running the human trafficking network and a supply chain to brothels across the country.

The two, Kavita an

SMSes help teen girl stop forced marriage

Want to stop a marriage forced on you? It could be a just an SMS away!

Well, it was true with a 17-year-old girl from Pattabhiram who found SMS a handy tool to stop her marriage with her uncle sched

Fake IPS officer’s prison link probed

The prison authorities have decided to initiate a probe into the fake IPS officer episode inside the Vellore jail where a woman accused posed as a senior IPS officer and took a woman warden, with whom

City intelligence wing takes effort to put better policing

Sleuths from the city police intelligence section, once known for focusing only on political intelligence, are now more into proactive policing.

Recently, they helped to crack two murder cases and la

Tamil Nadu cops comb Western Ghats

Following the finding of suspected training centres of Naxal and Tamil fringe groups in Karnataka in March, the Tamil Nadu police, including STF, Q branch and district police, have launched a combing

Tamil Nadu sees dip in theft, dowry deaths

The year 2011 was a mixed bag for the Tamil Nadu police with official statistics now available with this newspaper showing that incidents of murder for gain, theft, rape and dowry death for the year 2

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