Sleuths of the video piracy cell, Tiruchi unit, seized several pirated video compact discs and digital versatile discs of latest Tamil films, and those containing obscene movies besides CD writers, uninterrupted power supply systems, and blank CDs, during a raid at Keela Kondayampettai here on Saturday evening. Three persons – A.Naseer (26), S.Noor Ul Ameen (24) and S.Basheer (24) – all from Alwarthope, were arrested in this connection and later remanded.

VPC sleuths raided a house and seized as many as 3,180 discs, eight writers, five UPS, a CD player, and a colour television, sources said. Abdullah, of Alwarthope, who had been running this illegal activity, was absconding, sources added.