Special Correspondent

CHENNAI: A gang allegedly broke open the collection box at Sri Angalaparameswari Amman Temple in Choolai and stole cash early on Tuesday. One of the suspects was apprehended by a patrol police team.

According to sources, the police saw three persons rushing out of the temple at 3 a.m. They apprehended one person while the others escaped. The accused, identified as K. Lakshman (18) of Bihar, confessed to having committed the theft by breaking open the collection box. Some cash was recovered from him.

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