Special Correspondent

CHENNAI: A suspect, who allegedly sent obscene messages (SMS) to a woman, was arrested by the Tondiarpet police on Monday.

According to police sources, K. Srinivasan (26) of Tondiarpet lodged a complaint with police that an unidentified person was sending obscene messages to his sister despite several warnings not to do so.

A special team formed to investigate the case, sent a message from the victim’s mobile phone to the suspect’s number inviting him home for a meeting. Around noon on Monday, a young man came to the residence of the complainant. Police who were waiting there nabbed the suspect who was identified as Chandru (25) of Kolathur.

A diploma-holder in Electrical and Electronics Engineering, he was running a scrap store in the locality.