Hindu Munnani (HM) cadre were arrested when they picketed the Theni-Madurai Road junction near the central bus stand on Thursday. They were demanding the arrest of those involved in the attack on HM members at Goodalur last evening.

They appealed to the police to take immediate action in this connection.

Freak accident

A three-year-old girl child slipped into a cauldron and died on the spot at a family function at Kombai village near here on Thursday.

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