The key accused in the abduction and rape of two minor girls from a hostel in Pollachi was on Saturday arrested even as the hostel warden was taken into custody on charges of running it without a valid licence, police said.
A notorious eve-teaser, taken into custody for questioning in connection with the kidnap and rape of two minor girls at Pollachi on Friday confessed to the police that his friend one Veerasami and his accomplice were behind the crime, police said.
Police have launched a hunt for two culprits involved in the shocking abduction and rape of two minor girls from a hostel in Pollachi after one of their friend spilled the beans over the ghastly sexual assault.
With its sitting MP P K Sugumar embroiled in the cash for letter controversy, AIADMK is moving heaven and earth to retain Pollachi Lok Sabha seat by fielding a new face, where arch rival DMK and KMDK are also going all out to hoist their flag.
With Azhiyar Dam near Pollachi in the district being just one foot short of reaching its full capacity of 120 feet and due to surplus water release, the adminstration today sounded a flood alert in nearby villages.
Nilgiris District Collector Archana Patnaik today came to the rescue of a 17-year-old girl from Pollachi in Coimbatore district who ran away from home alleging that her parents wanted to give her in marriage, without her consent.