Tuticorin: Eight persons were arrested from different parts of the district on Wednesday for allegedly selling movie tickets on the black market. Police said that J. Murugan (47) and M. Mayandi (24) were taken into custody from in front of Balakrishna theatre, while Jude (39) and Tensingh (41) were arrested in front of Cleopatra theatre.

The others, Antony (23), Mukkaiah (52), Ramachandran (56) and M Sridhar (45), were arrested at Kovilpatti, sources added. All the accused were remanded to judicial custody.

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