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16 Oct 2019, Edition - 1555, Wednesday

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Coimbatore

TASMAC staff waylaid, Rs 1.5L stolen

Covai Post Network

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Two TASMAC salesmen who were returning home with the day’s collection were attacked late on Wednesday by two unidentified persons in Pollachi. The attackers escaped with the daily collection of around Rs 1.5 lakh.

According to police, Ayyasami P (37) from Mootam Palayam and Murugesh B (38) from Venkatesa Colony, salesmen at the TASMAC outlet at Panapatti in Negamam, were on their way back home around 11.30 pm when they were attacked by two persons who came on motorcycles near Onaapaarai in Vadachittoor on the Pollachi road. The culprits wounded the two with a sickle and escaped with Rs 1.54 lakh.

Ayyasami suffered an injury on his right hand shoulder and elbow while Murugesh was injured on his left wrist and left foot. Both of them are under treatment in private hospitals.

Negamam police have registered a case investigation is on. Police said that no CCTV footage was available.

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