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The district police arrested nine workers employed at the toll gates on the Ring Road for collecting toll without issuing receipts. Superintendent of Police V.Balakrishnan sent a decoy to the five toll gates on the 27-km Ring Road following complaints of irregularities in toll collection. The police found that the employees were not issuing receipts for the toll collected from road users. While the Avaniapuram police arrested five persons, the Othakadai and Karuppayoorani police arrested two persons each. They were charged with criminal breach of trust and cheating.

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