The Coimbatore City Police arrested Mahendran (26) on the charge of cheating a private firm of Rs. 8.25 lakh.
According to the police, Mahendran was working in a travels agency at AT&T Colony. His manager had noticed some discrepancy and found out that Mahendran was siphoning off money by using forged documents. Mahendran went into hiding after the private firm lodged a complaint.
The Race Course Police apprehended him from his home and have remanded him in custody.
Further investigations are under way.