Special Correspondent

SALEM: A weaver couple was found dead inside their house in charred conditions here on

Monday. Police said that the deceased were identified as Thiagarajan (50) and his wife Kanchana (48) of

Pachapatti Main Road. Neighbours saw their house on fire on Sunday night and informed the Fire and Rescue

personnel who after dousing it found the charred bodies. Ammapet Police are investigating the case.

Lawyers boycott court

Lawyers of Salem Bar, as a part of their statewide agitation, boycotted the court proceedings on Monday to protest against police action against lawyers at Nagercoil recently.

Paramasivam presided over the agitation.

Worker injured

A construction worker suffered injuries when a newly-constructed sunshade of a noon meal centre at Nalikalpatti Gandhi Nagar gave away on Monday.

According to police the incident took place when the worker Moorthy (23) was engaged in removing the scaffolds.

He was admitted to a private nursing home here. Mallur police registered a case.