Woman murdered

CHENNAI, JULY 20. A 93-year-old woman was murdered at Ice House area on Wednesday and the police arrested two persons in this connection.

According to police, the victim Ms. Kanniyammal of 3rd Street, Venkatapuram, was allegedly murdered by her son Vembuli and her grandson Manikandan, following a property dispute and both were held.

Two students of a Corporation School were allegedly kidnapped by a three-member gang and they were abandoned near Tambaram railway station on Wednesday. The youths returned home on Thursday morning.

Police said, the brothers Sampath Kumar (10) and Mr. Sivanesan (8) of Kothavalchavadi Street, West Saidapet, were whisked away by the gang in an autorickshaw from their school. This morning an autorickshaw driver who saw the duo at Tambaram, brought them back home. Kumaran Nagar police are investigating.

Munusamy (30) of MMC area was fatally knocked down by a lorry on Wednesday evening. Police said the victim who was riding a bicycle was hit by a lorry which came in the opposite direction. Police arrested the lorry driver Ramesh.