In various incidents, the public and police nabbed a number of pocket pickers who tried to rob bus passengers.

Passengers nabbed Gowthami (29), Shanthipriya (29) and Deivanai (30) when they attempted to pick Rs. 300 from the bag of a fellow passenger Maragatham. In another incident, passengers nabbed Priya (26) and Poonkodi (22) when they tried to pick money from the bag of Regina (31).

The special teams of the Coimbatore City Police arrested Manikandan (21), Raja (20) and Rathnavai (26) who picked the pockets of fellow passengers.

Auto driver dies

Somasundaram (32), a cargo autorickshaw driver of Gandhi Nagar in Sirumugai, who sustained injuries in an accident on Monday, died at the Coimbatore Medical College Hospital on Tuesday.