Gang arrested

A gang involved in buying small liquor bottles served to air passengers and selling them at a higher price was arrested by the district police on Wednesday. Among the arrested was a Sri Lankan, P.Subramani of Colombo. In a statement, Superintendent of Police V.Balakrishnan said a special team arrested the gang members — M.Packiaram (47) of Villapuram, M.Basheer (65) and M.Jaffer Ali (20) of Mahaboobpalayam, and driver T.Manikandan of Perungudi — apart from Subramani while they were loading the liquor bottles into a car at the airport. A two-wheeler was also seized from them.

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