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23 May 2018, Edition - 1044, Wednesday

FLASH NEWS:

  • 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

Woman with kerosene can caught at Collectorate

Covai Post Network

A woman, appearing to be depressed, was removed by police, as she was found in possession of a can of kerosene, while entering the District Collectorate to submit a petition, today.

Being Monday, a large number of people had come to submit petitions seeking redressal of their grievances. Police frisked these people before sending them in. Some women constables noticed 30-year old Masilamani entering with a can, they stopped and snatched the can containing kerosene and took her to nearby station,
police said.

Interrogation revealed that she was upset with her husband, who had taken the documents of house, which was in her name. He was also having an affair, police said.

Both husband and wife were construction workers and had no children. The woman wanted the help of district administration to get her husband back. Police took a written complaint from the woman, they said.

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