Gang robs 3 men in Chennai during early morning

By Nivedhika Krishnan Published on Aug 04, 2018 12:51 PM IST

Chennai: An unidentified group went on a looting spree in an autorickshaw near Tirumangalam here in the early hours of today.

Police said the gang intercepted a tea seller Murugan (35) and robbed off Rs 3,000 from him at knife point near Koyambedu bridge.

“Murugan alerted a passerby on a motorcycle to note down the gang's vehicle number,” the police added.

The group, anticipating trouble, targetted the second man, later identified as Kishore, and looted his cash and two-wheeler. Both the victims lodged a complaint at the Tirumangalam police station.

In another incident, a duo on a motorcycle robbed off a smartphone from Esaki Mani (35), a resident of Rayala Nagar, at Ramapuram here last night. A case has been registered with Rayala Nagar police station and further investigation is on.