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.

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