TAMIL NADU

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Body found

TIRUCHI: The body of a man aged around 50 years was found in a decomposed state at S. Kannanur in Tiruchi district on Saturday. Based on a complaint, the Samayapuram police have registered a case, the police here said.

Pocket picker held

A 32-year-old man, who allegedly stole money from the pocket of Selvam while the latter was taking a dip in the bathing ghat near the Samayapuram Temple on Friday, was arrested.

The name of the accused was given as Govindaraj, who was later remanded. The police here said Selvam was taking bath in the bathing ghat, when Govindaraj stole Rs.520 in cash from his shirt pocket. The Samayapuram police have registered a case.

Free cardiac camp

Frontier Lifeline (Dr. K. M. Cherian Heart Foundation) on Saturday conducted a free cardiac care camp here in association with Seahorse Hospitals. The camp offered free consultation, free ECG and free investigations to the people of Tiruchi district.

Around 150 people from various parts of the district benefited from the free camp. Of the many who attended the camp, 87 per cent of the people were advised further evaluation, while 23 per cent were advised cardiac surgery, a release issued here said. — Staff Reporter.