Police News - Virudhunagar

Police arrest Prime accused for illegal recording of movies in theatres

Virudunagar: Virudunagar Video Pirate Valayapathi, Age 54. He was indulging in the organized crime of illegal recordings of the New Movies in the Theatres in Coimbatore, Karur, Theni Madurai and Virudhunagar by using Cameras (during the show time/off time).He was organizing the crime through Cinema theatre owners and operators by giving them a huge amount of money.

Man held

Aruppukottai: M. Krishnan (40), husband of Alagapuri Panchayat president, Devi, was arrested on Wednesday night in connection with the assault of an 18-year-old boy, R. Karthik. The A. Mukkulam police arrested him along with his younger brother Kannan and one Kumar. Part of Karthik’s left hand was chopped off after a quarrel over the boy sitting cross-legged in front of Krishnan’s house.

Five stolen lorries recovered; 4 arrested

Virudhunagar: The Virudhunagar west police have recovered five lorries stolen from Virudhunagar and Madurai districts and arrested four persons from Tiruchi. The police said a special team led by Inspector of Police M.P. Ravindran and Sub-Inspector of Police S. Ramachandran probed two lorry theft incidents reported on Sivakasi Road here in April and July 2014.

11 arrested for working in sealed unit

Sattur: The district police have arrested 11 persons who were clandestinely working on the premises of a cracker unit, the licence of which was recently suspended for violation of safety measures. A police team, led by the Deputy Superintendent of Police, Arivanandam, raided the factory on Saturday. They found 11 persons, including the owner, P. Jagadeesan (33), working on the factory stealthily.

CBI questions directors of two fireworks units in Sivakasi

Sivakasi: The CBI officials on Thursday questioned two directors of fireworks units here in connection with a land deal case in Puducherry. Two teams of the CBI officials questioned S. Maheswaran and Subhasingh Chelladurai at their residences at Coronation Colony and Tiruthangal Road. Police sources said cases under Sections 120 (b) (criminal conspiracy), and 420 (cheating) of the Indian Penal Code had been registered by the CBI.

Dreams turning sour for youths in police brigade

Viruchunagar: Five months after waering the khakis as the first step towards joining their dream police force, the volunteers of Tamil Nadu Special Police Youth Brigade in Virudhunagar district are a regretting lot.Besides complaining of being abused by police personnel, they were yet to get identity cards and access to police canteen as promised.

Fake currency notes seized

The Sivakasi Town police have seized over Rs. 60,000 in counterfeit currency notes and arrested two persons since Saturday. They have also seized a photocopier and other machinery used to print the fake currencies. Police said a painter, G. Murugan (39), of Nehru Colony here was caught by the local people on Saturday after a tender coconut seller got suspicious over the 500-rupee note he gave. The Town police found him in possession of Rs.

100 kg of ganja seized, three arrested

Sattur: he police made a huge haul of ganja and arrested three persons here on Sunday evening. Virudhunagar District Superintendent of Police S. Maheswaran got a tip-off about 100 kg of ganja being stocked in a house. A police team, led by Additional Superintendent of Police N. Stephen Jesubatham, raided the house on Railway Feeder Road around 7 p.m, seizing several bags of ganja.

Illegal crackers seized;3 held

Sattur: For the third day in a row, Vembakottai police seized crackers made illegally at houses in Thayilpatti on Thursday. During a raid, the police seized 60 kg of chorsa. K. Samudrakani (53), M. Balamurugan (24) and P. Ramesh (23) of SPM Street in Thayilpatti were arrested under the provisions of the Explosives Act.

4 arrested for murder of councillor

Virudhunagar: Four Viduthalai Chiruthaigal Katchi functionaries have been arrested in connection with Tuesday’s murder of All-India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam councillor P. Meenakshi Sundaram. The police said a dispute over running a bar attached to a TASMAC-run IMFL retail outlet between VCK youth wing district deputy secretary P. Srinivasan, 37, and the councillor representing ward 17 of the Rajapalayam municipality had led to the murder. The arrested were P.