City Police Commissioner Amaresh Pujari on Wednesday ordered the detention of S. Kannan alias Tamil Azhagan (27) alias M. Samiappan (39) under Goondas Act for a period of one year.

The two were arrested recently in connection with the attempt to rape and murder of S. Divya Mariya at Athipaalayam pirivu and had decamped with gold jewels after committing the offence on July 12 this year.

It may be recalled that Mr.Pujari had also ordered the detention of N. Ramkumar (24) of Karumathampatti under preventive detention after he was arrested in connection with the same case.

So far, three persons had been detained in this case, it may be recalled.

Mr.Pujari had also ordered the detention of Subair (25) son of Sahul Hameed of Kuniamuthur under Goondas Act for one year.

The said accused was arrested on September 12 on charges of waylaying and robbing P. Raman at knife point. The accused escaped with the mobile phone and cash Rs 200.