Woman stabbed, robbed on Alagappa University campus

A 32-year-old woman was attacked and robbed on the campus of Alagappa University in Ekkattuthangal on Friday afternoon. Her condition is known to be stable.Guindy police said Mahalakshmi Ma... »

Chennai College lecturer stalked, attacked by motorist

26-year-old was on her way to work when it happened; police complaint lodged »

Fake certificate racket busted; four arrested

Over 300 certificates, nearly 250 fake rubber stamps seized »

Prisoner found dead in Puzhal prison water tank

The body of a 53-year-old convict was found floating in a water tank in the prison 1 complex at Puzhal Prison early on Tuesday. The police are investigating whether the death was a murder or suici... »

Man arrested for cheating graduates of Rs. 50 lakh in Chennai

He and his accomplices had promised marine engineering graduates jobs, and issued fake employment orders »
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CHENNAI, September 15, 2014

Chennai Police nabs two accused in Vellore district

The Chennai city police have arrested two persons involved in the kidnap and murder of a driver in Vellore district on Friday.Wasim Akram, a native of Ambur, worked as a driver in a leather... »
CHENNAI, September 10, 2014

Two held for murder of 63-year-old LIC agent

The city police have cracked the murder of M. Visalakshi (63), who was found dead at her flat in Jafferkhanpet on September 3. Two persons were arrested on Tuesday on charges of committing the cri... »
CHENNAI, September 6, 2014

Actor held for husband’s murder in Chennai

The city police nabbed a 22-year-old budding actor who was on the run after allegedly murdering her husband in January.The actor was hiding in Bangalore, the police said. She was reportedly... »
M. Visalakshi, an LIC agent, was found dead in her house in Jafferkhanpet
CHENNAI, September 4, 2014

Yet another senior citizen murdered

In yet another case of a murder of an elderly woman living alone at home, a 63-year-old insurance agent was killed and robbed of her gold jewellery in Jafferkhanpet. The woman’s body was... »
CHENNAI, September 1, 2014

DSP booked for assaulting 24-year-old daughter

The city police have registered a case against a deputy superintendent of police (DSP) on charges of assaulting his 24-year-old daughter. The Royapettah police said they registered the c... »
CHENNAI, September 1, 2014

Fire breaks out in building, stalls traffic

Traffic was held up on Chamiers Road for nearly an hour, as firefighters attempted to put out a fire that started in the elevator of a building under renovation. The two-storey building ear... »
CHENNAI, August 30, 2014

Self-styled vigilante group at Koyambedu market busted

The city police busted a self-styled vigilante group that had been operating inside Koyambedu fruit and vegetable market, collecting bribes.For over a decade, the group collected money in t... »
CHENNAI, August 30, 2014

Role of client suspected in lawyer’s death

The police suspect the involvement of a 40-year-old woman in the mysterious death of an advocate in Korattur on Thursday afternoon. She is being questioned.D.P. Kamaraj (51) of Selaiyur, a... »
CHENNAI, September 10, 2014

Is a homicide squad the answer?

The city police has achieved a breakthrough in the murder of 63-year-old LIC agent M. Visalakshi and arrested the culprits. However, the list of unsolved murder-for-gain cases remains quite long a... »
CHENNAI, September 9, 2014

Bomb scare at two Chennai schools

Panic spread in the city on Monday after the police control room received a threat call of bombs at two schools in the Valasaravakkam area. News of the threat spread like wildfire, leading t... »
CHENNAI, September 5, 2014

Burglars flee with 100 sovereigns

In yet another major burglary reported within the Ice House police limits, gold jewellery weighing nearly 100 sovereigns and other valuables were stolen from a house in Royapettah on Sunday.»
KANCHEEPURAM, September 2, 2014

Four arrested for ephedrine smuggling

The Kancheepuram district police have stumbled upon an ephedrine smuggling network, following the arrest of four persons, including an armed reserve police constable. Superintendent of Poli... »
CHENNAI, September 1, 2014

AAP cadre protest outside minister’s house

A group of 28 cadre of the Aam Admi Party were arrested on Sunday for protesting outside the house of health and family welfare minister C. Vijayabaskar, demanding that patient care at Government S... »
CHENNAI, August 31, 2014

Man hangs self after assault by policeman

Allegedly dejected over being assaulted by a sub inspector at the MKB Nagar police station, a 29-year-old man hung himself at his home in Erukkancheri on Saturday. His family members later protest... »
CHENNAI, August 30, 2014

Nagapattinam man held for hoax calls to city airport

The airport police have apprehended a 36-year-old man who made calls to Chennai airport, claiming Pakistan-trained terrorists would attack the terminal. The police said he is a habitual... »
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