CHENNAI:2 men with illegal backgrounds have been detained on charges of burglar gold jewels during temple festivals and illegally entering into Residences in Vadapalani, Virugambakkam and Kodambakkam areas.
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A special team including top officials had been made to track down the criminals. On Monday, the 2 steal from a pedestrian of gold jewellery at knife-point nar Arcot Road-Duraisamy Road junction. However, cops patrolling the area rushed the 2 down.
The detained were identified as Santhosh, 19 and Appu, 32 from Nerkundram. The duo was given over to the special team. During questionings, the team found out that the duo had robbed locked houses and later targeted women devotees worn gold jewellers during temple festivals.
Both are arrested by police and the further investigation is on.