Girl student dies

Satya (18), daughter of Mayilvaganan of Kundahai Vadakku Theru Sivaganga, who was studying in a school near Teppakulam, died on Thursday. Police said that when the girl was standing in front of the bus stop around 7 p.m., she was learnt to have fainted and collapsed. When she was rushed to a nearby hospital for first-aid, the doctors recommended her to be admitted in the government hospital, where she was declared brought dead at 9 p.m.

The exact reason for the death was not known immediately.

Foreign liquor bottles seized, one held

Gopi alias Govindaraj (40) was arrested near Railway Station on Wednesday night and police seized over 200 foreign liquor bottles and tin beers from him. During night rounds, the police intercepted the accused near the junction and a search revealed he had foreign liquor bottles in his possession. Thilagar Thidal police are investigating.

House break-in

Unidentified miscreants escaped with things including a laptop, air-conditioner, five ceiling fans, gas stoves among others from a locked home in Ponmeni. Police said that Govindarajan (58) had recently shifted from the house to a nearby residential apartment. He used to visit the locked house periodically. Two days ago, he was shocked to see the locks of the front door broken open and the valuables missing.