Computer systems were smashed and postal stamps worth Rs 4,944.10 stolen from the premises of a post office situated at Kuppusamy Naidupuram. The Palladam police have registered a case.

The complaint was lodged by K. Vijaya, assistant post master. She alleged that an assistant working in the postal department committed the offence. A detailed investigation is on.

Seven injured

As many as seven schoolchildren sustained injuries when the van they travelled in was involved in a collision with a bus at Avinashi on Thursday evening.

The injured were Dinesh Prakash (9), Navaneethan (9), Karthik (11), Barani Eswaran (5), Vijayaraghavan (12), Mathu Darshini (6) and Kamalesh (11).


The Second Additional District Judge court, on Friday, sentenced two persons to life imprisonment for the murder of a 32-year-old woman on June 26, 2010.

The accused, A Karthi (23) of Karaipudur, and S. Raghuram (20), a resident of Chellam Nagar, murdered G. Tamil Selvi at a lonely place alongside Vanchipalayam road situated in the periphery of Tirupur city following personal differences with her.


A Class X student of Jaiva Bhai Corporation Girls Higher Secondary School allegedly committed suicide at her house at Neruparichal on Thursday evening.