Archive for the Crime, Law & Order Category

November 26, 2018

Senior citizen conned; loses gold ring, large amount of cash

A senior citizen of Mylapore was conned by a bunch of men on the weekend and lost his gold ring and Rs.44,000 in cash. The man is said to have withdrawn cash from a bank and was walking home when […]

November 20, 2018

Harassment by transgenders: social media news remains grey but causes a lot of buzz

This is a story that fueled social media the past fortnight but remained in the grey zone all through. It relates to alleged harassment by a bunch of transgenders at Thirumylai MRTS rail station. Messages zipped across social media saying […]

November 2, 2018

Sri Kapali Temple idol case: judges taken aback that dept. records have been destroyed

A government advocate representing the state’s Idol Theft Wing – CID Police has told a bench of Madras High Court that records of the 1994 period of Sri Kapali Temple, Mylapore have been destroyed. This statement was made in the […]

October 24, 2018

St. Bede’s staff badly injured by speeding car; accident in San Thome

A non-teaching staff of St Befe’s AI Hr Sec School, San Thome is critical in hospital after he was hit and thrown off by a speeding car near the roads junction outside San Thome Cathedral. Christy was walking to work […]

October 18, 2018

Fire at Chettiar Hall in Alwarpet; case of sabotage?

Was the fire that burnt a section of Chettiar Hall on TTK Road in Alwarpet early last Sunday a case of sabotage? Local police seem to have arrived this motive after they picked up a man who was seen setting […]

October 7, 2018

Abhiramapuram police detain youth for rash driving

Abhiramapuram police detained two young men for driving rashly on a motorbike on Greenways Road on Saturday. Police said the motorist swerved and got close to a car of a High Court judge on this road. Police are stationed at […]

September 25, 2018

Senior citizen robbed at knifepoint at Luz Church Road

On Sunday, a senior citizen was robbed while walking at Luz Church Road in the morning. 70 year old Paramasivan, a resident of Kapali Thottam, Mylapore was approached by a person in an auto claiming to be a policeman. He […]

September 3, 2018

Policeman loses cellphone to bike-borne thieves

Motorbike thieves who prefer to make off with costly cellphones continue to target people of this neighbourhood. On Sunday, a Armed Reserve policeman who was in his uniform and was walking down Venkata Krishna Road in Mandaveli lost his phone […]

September 3, 2018

Police detain Abiramapuram resident who flaunted fake designations on car

Police detain Abiramapuram resident who flaunted fake designations on car

Police have arrested a resident of Abiramapuram for travelling around in a car which had many stickers of media, human rights and social organisations though he had nothing to do with them. There was even a ‘Govt. of India’ legend […]

August 5, 2018

Local hotel rooms used by prostitution operators to run racket

Police have busted a call girls operation, some of which was being run for patrons at a Mylapore hotel. The racket seems to have been bigtime for women from abroad were flown in from time to time to cater to […]

August 5, 2018

Bank officer conned

This was a smooth con job. And the man who fell for it was a manager at the Mylapore branch of a bank. A bunch of men make the sales pitch – a high end branded phone is up on […]

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