Auto driver who attempted to kidnap a student arrested

The autorickshaw driver, 42 year old K. Gunasekaran, who attempted to kidnap a girl at San Thome High Road on Wednesday, May 3, was arrested by Mylapore Police yesterday.

The police, who had acquired footage from CCTV cameras, found out that the wheel cups of Gunasekaran’s auto were painted red and forwarded pictures of the same to all citizen groups in the area.

When he took his auto to a workshop for repair, the workers there informed the police. He has been charged under Protection of Children from Sexual Offenses (POSCO) Act.