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23 Mar 2018, Edition - 983, Friday


  • JNU protests turn ugly after police use water cannons to stop protesters
  • RS results starts pouring in, Kumar Ketkar wins from Maharashtra
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  • Amid Parliament ruckus, Anna Hazare returns to the National Capital and begins indefinite hunger strike today.
  • In a major setback for the SP-BSP alliance, 3 independent MLAs pledge support to BJP in Uttar Pradesh Rajya Sabha elections
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  • Thane CDR Case: Police to move SC to challenge the Bombay HC order of Rizwan Siddiqui’s release
  • Opposition MLAs create ruckus after 20 AAP MLAs were allowed to sit inside the Delhi Assembly by the Speaker


Woman relieved of chain in Ukkadam, one held

Covai Post Network

Image credit : Illustrative Image

Police on Tuesday arrested on person for his involvement in a chain snatching incident near Ukkadam bus stand.

According to police, Balkesh Banu, wife of Mohammad Sherif, was walking near the Ukkadam bus stand in the evening, when a motorbike borne man snatched her chain weighing four sovereigns.

However, he was caught immediately by passersby.

The man, identified as Mayakannan, was handed over to Ukkadam police who arrested and registered a case under Section 392 of IPC against him.

In another incident, Pilaventhiraraj of Ondipudur was going in his bike near the Singanallur bus stand on Tuesday around 7.30 p.m., when a motorcycle borne man snatched his bracelet, weighing one sovereign from his hand.

Following a complaint from Pilavethiraraj, police registered a case and are on look out for the unidentified man.