Woman arrested for possession of ganja

The Peelamedu police have arrested R. Saraswathi (57) of Indira Nagar near Kamanaickenpalayam on the charges of possessing 2.2 kg of ganja.

The police said that the woman was peddling ganja mainly to college students in and around Peelamedu. She was picked up by the police from a place near Nava India on Tuesday. The woman was produced before court and remanded in judicial custody.

Three arrested

Coimbatore rural police have arrested three persons who attempted to dump poultry waste trafficked from Kerala in an unused well in a farmland near Anaimalai. The poultry waste was found in a pick-up van during a vehicle check at Meenakshipuram on Tuesday. When interrogated, the vehicle’s driver Ibrahim and helper Vijayan informed the police that the poultry waste was being taken to Kizhavanpudur near Anaimalai where they had planned to dump it in an unused well in the farmland belonging to Sampathkumar.

The police have also seized the vehicle.

Woman ends life

S. Revathy (26), wife Senthilkumar, a resident of Natchathira Garden at Udayampalayam, committed suicide as she was upset over her husband’s alcoholic addiction.

Police said she was found hanging at house late on Monday. The police said that the woman had previously made two suicide attempts over husband’s alcoholism. Those in distress or having suicidal tendencies could seek help and counselling by dialling ‘Sneha’ 27X7 helpline at 044-24640050.

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