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Bombs found, five held

MADURAI: : A police informer, Tulsi, and four others have been arrested in connection with the detection of two country bombs from a shop near the Meenakshi Temple here on Friday.

Briefing the media, the Commissioner of Police, Vijay Kumar, said Poongodi, who sells puja articles on the platform opposite Tamil Selvi's shop, had a quarrel with her last month, following which a case was registered against the former and her son, Silambarasan. The duo along with their relative, Boopathi, police informer, Tulsi, and Jeyakumar had planted the bombs in Tamil Selvi's shop to implicate her in a police case. — Staff Reporter

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