An encounter took place between the miscreants and the police during the checking of vehicles in Chennai, the capital of Tamil Nadu in the early hours of Tuesday. During the checking, when the police started questioning the miscreants, they attacked the officers with a sickle. The police retaliated on this and killed both the miscreants. Police said the incident took place on the outskirts of Chennai.
Chennai: There was an encounter between the miscreants and the police during vehicle checking in Tamil Nadu’s capital Chennai on Tuesday (August 1). During checking, the miscreants attacked the police, retaliating to which the police killed both the miscreants. The incident took place on the outskirts of Chennai on Tuesday morning, police said.
According to the Chennai Police, the miscreants attacked a police officer with a sickle, following which retaliatory action was taken. The police further said that the incident took place in Guduvancheri on the outskirts of Chennai.
“Two history-sheeters were shot dead at 3.30 am today. The two miscreants attacked the on-duty police personnel with a sickle during routine checking of vehicles at Guduvancheri on the outskirts of Chennai,” an official said, according to news agency ANI. Was.”
Chennai Police said in a statement that the two miscreants attacked the police SI with a sickle near Guduvancheri at around 3.30 am and tried to kill him. A senior police officer said, “The SI managed to survive the fatal blow to his head and fired at one of the miscreants, while Police Inspector Murugesan, who was part of the team checking the vehicles, shot his colleague.” Ran to help and fired at the other miscreant.”
The attackers on SI took both the injured to Chengalpattu Government Hospital, where doctors declared them brought dead. The deceased have been identified as S Vinud alias Chhota Vinud, 35, and S Ramesh, 32. Both are history sheeters. There are 50 cases pending against Vinod and more than 20 against Ramesh. Police said the charges against him include murder, attempt to murder and extortion.
While SI Sivagurunathan has been admitted to Chromepet Government Hospital for treatment.