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Police restore stolen goods worth Rs. 6.15 lakh to owners

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LUCKY WOMAN: Inspector General of Police, Central Zone, I. Raja, restoring a stolen property to its owner in Karur. DIG ( Tiruchi Range) Ashok Kumar Das is on extreme right.
LUCKY WOMAN: Inspector General of Police, Central Zone, I. Raja, restoring a stolen property to its owner in Karur. DIG ( Tiruchi Range) Ashok Kumar Das is on extreme right.

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Killers of Gandhigram children will be nabbed soon, says IGP Raja of Central Zone

KARUR: “We are getting closer to the killers of two children at Gandhigram in Karur district,” said Central Zone Inspector General of Police I. Raja.

Addressing the media after restoring stolen property to original owners at a function here on Monday, Mr. Raja said special teams were following vital clues obtained over the past few days and added that he was confident of effecting a breakthrough in the coming days.

The IG restored to owners stolen property worth Rs. 6.15 lakh including gold jewellery, laptop and two-wheelers.

Mr. Raja said that nine murder cases registered in the past six months had been solved and culprits arrested.

The police have brought to book offenders in 22 robbery cases that has resulted in recovery of stolen property worth Rs. 22.54 lakh, including the present materials.

Agreeing that Gandhigram needed better policing, the IG said a proposal to establish a police outpost there would be considered.

To counter thefts and robbery, special police teams were being deployed in crime-prone residential areas in the district for night patrols. Policemen in civvies would patrol the area in two-wheelers all through the night. Mr. Raja said that police personnel in the Zone have been told to register complaints by people regarding offences, thefts, robbery, housebreak or burglary and make a proper and thorough investigation and deal with the complainants in a genial manner.

The IG said special efforts would be taken to prevent theft or robbery at the temples. Tiruchi Range DIG Ashok Kumar Das, Superintendent of Police K. Shanmugavel and other officers participated.

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