Pawn-broker’s murder; police have small clues

Police are working on a few clues that will help them crack the case of the murder of a pawn broker that took place on Deepavali day at his shop on Reddy Street, Virugambakkam. They say they have some hazy images recorded by a CCTV cam of a neighboring shop in which a couple of […]

Criminals mug woman shopkeeper, rob jewels

Police are looking out for thieves who barged into a fancy store in Saligramam, lured the woman owner here into its far corner when she was about to close the shop for the day and knocked her down and robbed her of the gold jewels she was wearing. They then sped away on a bike. […]

Police ask owners who rent out property to file details on tenants

Chennai City Police is asking people who have rented out their flats or houses to submit details of their tenants at the local area police station. Details of tenants who are to stay on till Sept.30 must be furnished, a note from the Police Commissioner’s Office said. This is being done to strengthen local security. […]

Two Virugambakkam cops suspended for misbehaving at home for seniors

Two policemen at Virugambakkam police station have been placed under suspension for misbehaving with the staff of an old age home. It is said that the two policemen claim to have raided the home in Abiramapuram area; they claimed they were acting on information that a prostitution racket was running in this place. The woman […]

Man arrested for running prostitution service in Saligramam

A lorry driver has been arrested by the city police for running a prostitution service in Saligramam. This is the third time that this man has been picked up for this offence. In the recent case, police, acting on a tip-off raided a house in Saligramam where the driver and two women were found. It […]

Woman falls to her death at Valasarawakkam apartment complex

Tragedy struck a family at an apartment in Valasarwakkam earlier this week when a woman who tired to get hold of her cellphone that slipped out of her hands slipped off the balcony and fell to her death. The woman is said to have bene talking on the phone when it slipped and in an […]

Trader loses Rs.1.5 lakh to thieves

A Koyembedu trader lost about Rs.1.5 lakhs that he had withdrawn from a bank when thieves broke open a safe box in his bike and made away with the loot. The crime took place outside a bank ATM in Chinmaya Nagar on Thursday, The trader had first withdrawn cash from a bank and then moved […]

Skeleton found on open plot in Valasarawakkam

A bizzare story is unfolding in Valasarawakkam. A skeleton has been found on a unused plot behind the Chennai Corporation office off Arcot Road. A man who was said to have walked across this plot on Wednesday last came across it and called the police. The plot owner could not be traced quickly and the […]

Police arrest actor who stole to raise funds for a film

A smalltime actor who harboured the idea of producing a Tamil film was arrested last night by police in Vadapalani. Police said that during their daily vehicle checking exercise in the area, they found a pack of jewels in the vehicle that this actor was driving to the Porur side. He could not explain their […]

Smalltime actor found dead in Valasarawakkam house

A film actor was found dead in his house in Valasarawakkam on Monday after local police broke into it after neighbours said that a foul smell was emanating from it. Sekar who took the screen name Rocky had acted as villain in some Tamil films and in TV serials was found hanging at his house […]