Staff Reporter

TAMBARAM: A 15-year-old boy on a bicycle died after he was knocked down by a lorry at Pozhichalur, near Pallavaram, on Tuesday.

A. Siva, 11th standard student of the Maraimalai Adigal School, Pallavaram, was returning home when the accident took place. He was rushed to a hospital, but was declared dead on arrival.

Shankar Nagar police have arrested the driver for rash driving.

House burgled

Gold jewels, weighing about 15 sovereigns, and Rs. 13,000 cash were burgled from a house in Pannayar Kuppam, near Neelangarai, on Tuesday night.

Ibrahim, a real estate dealer, and his family members were asleep when the burglars broke into their house on Zakir Hussain Street, rifled an almirah and took away the valuables. Police are investigating.