The police on Wednesday seized 1,017 pirated DVDs of latest Tamil movies from a video parlour at Udumalpet.

The police said 101 discs contained pornographic content.

The owner of the shop, M. Sivakumar, was arrested under various sections of Copy Rights Act and Indian Penal Code. He has been remanded in judicial custody.

Lottery tickets

The Palladam police have arrested K. Sikkander (75) on the charges of possessing lottery tickets with an intention to sell it despite the ban in the state. About 100 tickets were seized from him.

LPG cylinders stolen

Two LPG cylinders were reportedly stolen from a tea stall at Madathukulam on Wednesday evening after unidentified persons gained entry by breaking open the rear door.

Of the two cylinders, one was obtained through a connection from Bharat Petroleum and another from Hindustan Petroleum, the police said.

The police are investigating based on a complaint lodged by tea stall owner, M. Rajaram.