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18 Mar 2018, Edition - 978, Sunday


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Rowdy detained under Goondas Act

Covai Post Network

Thanjavur: A 25-year-old rowdy, Balaguru, residing in Vellalar Street, Valangaiman, was detained under the Goondas Act, on the orders of District Collector A. Annadurai.

Based on the recommendations made by SP J Mahesh and relevant documents produced by Inspector S. Meena of Papanasam Police Station, the district collector ordered Balaguru’s detention as a Goonda, under Section 3(i) of the Tamil Nadu Act 14 of 1982.

Subsequently, Balaguru was lodged at the central prison in Trichy.