Three arrested for stealing goats

CHENNAI, MARCH 11. Three persons were caught by members of public while allegedly trying to steal goats at Avadi, and handed over the police on Thursday night. One of them had escaped, but was later traced and apprehended by police.

According to the police, J.Kapoor (29), K.Rahman and N.Srinivasan (28), of Kamarajar Nagar, Avadi, came to Chinnamman Koil Street in Avadi around 10 p.m. and picked one goat and carried it into an autorickshaw. A resident who noticed it raised an alarm. Soon locals gathered around in large numbers and rounded up the gang members. However, one of them managed to escape.

The irate public damaged the vehicle used by the gang and handed over two of them to Avadi police, who have registered a case and are investigating.