A team from the Teynampet police station on Wednesday rounded up a history-sheeter who is involved in three murder cases, along with his accomplice after they allegedly robbed a man in T. Nagar and attempted to flee.

Police said Kushmi alias Muthuvel (30) of Thomas Road, T. Nagar was wanted for murder and several attempt-to-murder cases. On Wednesday morning, Muthuvel and his accomplice Ganesan alias Ara Ganesan (28), also from Thomas Road, robbed a man at knifepoint on North Boag Road and attempted to flee. Following an alert, a team led by S. Sivabaskaran, assistant commissioner (Teynampet) apprehended the duo.

Muthuvel and Ganesan were remanded to custody and sent to Puzhal prison.

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