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Police nab a gang of criminals planning a murder in Triplicane

The Triplicane police in a surprise raid arrested seven persons, including three with several crime cases, from a lodge in Wallajah Road on Saturday.

The gang had taken rooms in a mansion to murder a person in the locality. Along with the seven accused, the police also detained seven juveniles who were part of the gang. A senior officer said the Triplicane police formed a special team based on a tip-off and raided the lodge. It found 14 persons of whom seven were juveniles. They were planning to murder a person in the area, the police said.

During the raid, the special team confiscated nearly 20 kg of ganja, three knives, three mobile phones and three two-wheelers. All the seven persons were produced before a judicial magistrate on Sunday and sent to prison.

The Triplicane police are taking steps to produce the seven juveniles in the Juvenile Court.


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