Four held

The District Crime Branch police on Wednesday arrested four persons for allegedly selling off six lorries worth Rs. 36 lakh they had purchased on a hire scheme from a transport company, by falsifying the vehicle documents. The fraud committed by the accused: Shivashanmugam, Eswaran, Chandran and Baluchamy, all belonging to Kangeyam, came to light during audit. Police said only one lorry was recovered and handed over to the company, and that the remaining five lorries were dismantled and sold. The police had the accused remanded in judicial custody.

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