Staff Reporter

Tirupur: The police on Wednesday arrested three persons on the charge of stealing Rs 45,000 worth of telephone cables from the service network at Pongalur near here.

The police said G. Murugan (26), S. Velliyan (50) and G. Arumugam (34), all hailing from Thiruvannamalai, took away about 300 metre-long copper cables.

The arrest was based on a complaint lodged by BSNL Junior Telecom Officer R. Raja, the police said.

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