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23 May 2018, Edition - 1044, Wednesday

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  • Indian Air Force Cheetah helicopter crash-lands in Natha Top in Jammu and Kashmir
  • NHRC takes cognizance of Tuticorin violence, issues notice to Tamil Nadu Chief Secretary and DGP
  • The Madras High Court directed Vedanta to stop the construction of the second unit of Sterlite copper smelter plant
  • Tamil Nadu government forms judicial commission to probe Tuticorin violence
  • J&K: Grenade attack in Bijbehara as 7 civilians were injured
  • MHA has sought a report from Tamil Nadu Government on the violence in Tuticorin
  • Mudarai HC stays expansion of Sterlite copper smelter plan
  • US President Donald Trump warned that his landmark summit with Kim Jong Un may not take place as planned
  • Sec 144 imposed in and around Tuticorin till May 25th
  • Shops were shut and 5000 policemen were deployed in Tuticorin after 11 people died while protesting against the Sterlite Plant

Coimbatore

Havildar on duty in checkpost injured as speeding car hits

Covai Post Network

Image credit : Illustrative Image

A member of the Tamil Nadu Special Police battalion suffered a fracture in his leg when a speeding car hit him at the Velandavalam check post on Wednesday night.

According to police, A. Senthil Kumar (31) from Bhavani, a Havildar attached to the C Company, TSP IV battalion, Coimbatore, was posted at the checkpost at Velandavalam check post along with a Sivasamy, a constable from the same battalion and and Kaliappan, Special Sub-Inspector, Madukkarai.

While Senthil Kumar and Sivasamy were checking the vehicles crossing the check post, a speeding car on its way to Othakalmandapam Road hit him. Senthil Kumar suffered a fracture in his left leg and a minor injury in his head. He was rushed to a private hospital.

Police immediately secured the car driver, Manjunathan of Sulur and registered a case agains him under Sections 279 and 337 of IPC.

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