Staff Reporter

ATTUR: A 35-year old farmer was injured when another farmer reportedly shot him with a country made gun in Talavasal near here on Wednesday.

Police said that two group of persons entered into a clash over a land dispute in Mani Vilunthan village. A farmer Arjunan (65) allegedly took his country made gun and fired. Murugan, who was severely injured, was rushed to Attur Government Hospital. His relative Rajammal also sustained injuries in the clash and was admitted in the hospital. Police seized the gun and arrested Arjunan. A case was registered.


District supply officials seized 650 kg of rice meant for supply under the Public Distribution System in Edapadi on Wednesday.

Acting on a tip off, the officials raided the area and found the rice hoarded in a field. Further investigation was going on, official sources said.