• Download mobile app
23 May 2019, Edition - 1409, Thursday

Trending Now

  • Rattled by likely defeat, opposition questioning EVMs: AmitShah
  • Breather for Congress-JD(S), BJP puts Operation Lotus ‘on hold’
  • MHA issues directive to states, UTs to take adequate measures on counting day to avoid violence

Coimbatore

27-year-old held for murdering old woman

Covai Post Network

Coimbatore: Police today arrested a 27-year-old youth on charges of murdering a 77-year-old woman, staying in Selvapuram, some 10 days ago and looting her ornaments.

The arrest was made during a vehicle check near Puttuvikki Bridge after the gold ornaments weighing 15 sovereign were recovered from Sekhar Babu who was on a motor cycle, police said.

The woman was found strangulated to death on January 9 and 15 sovereigns of gold ornaments valued at Rs 3.3 lakh were missing from her person.

The City Police commissioner appreciated the investigation team for solving a major murder in 10 days.

 

Subscribe To Our Newsletter

COIMBATORE WEATHER