Police security has been provided to all electricity sub-stations in the Vellore Region of Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation (TANGEDCO) comprising Vellore, Krishnagiri and Dharmapuri districts following requests from Superintending Engineers of the electricity distribution circles .

The request follows the arson and violence indulged in by a mob agitating against long power cuts at the office of the Junior Engineer of TANGEDCO in Melvisharam near Arcot in Vellore district on Thursday night, resulting in damage to property, including computers and other equipment. TANGEDCO has lodged a complaint at the Arcot Police Station in connection with the violent incidents which resulted in damage to its property worth Rs. nine lakh.

TANGEDCO has lodged a police complaint in connection with recent violence