Arrest Made in Connection with Multiple Burglaries, 64 Sovereigns of Gold Jewellery Recovered
The Pazhavanthangal police have apprehended a man and his three associates in connection with a series of burglaries. In a breakthrough development, the authorities have successfully recovered 64 sovereigns of gold jewellery from the suspects.
The arrest comes after a thorough investigation prompted by a complaint lodged by Arvind Seshadri, a resident of Nanganallur. Seshadri reported that his uncle, G. Ramanathan, aged 64 and residing in Laxmi Nagar, had left for Puttaparthi on December 22. Upon his return, Ramanathan was devastated to find his home broken into and 35 sovereigns of jewellery stolen. Acting promptly, Crime Inspector Srinivasan of the Pazhavanthangal police registered a case and initiated a thorough investigation.
Through an extensive examination of CCTV footage from various locations, the police successfully tracked down the main suspect, identified as D. Kamalakannan, aged 65 and hailing from Pallavaram. Subsequently, Kamalakannan was apprehended along with his accomplices, namely S. Saravanan, aged 30 and from Pammal, K. Venkatesan, aged 35 and from Tondiarpet, and E. Ganapathi, aged 45 and from Kallakurichi district.
It was revealed that the suspects had targeted two other houses within the Pazhavanthangal police jurisdiction in recent times. Moreover, further investigation uncovered that the main suspect, Kamalakannan, had been involved in a staggering 100 incidents of burglary and theft.
The location where this criminal activity took place, Pazhavanthangal, is a bustling neighborhood in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. Situated in the southern part of the city, Pazhavanthangal is known for its residential areas and small businesses. Unfortunately, it has recently become a hotspot for criminal activities, particularly burglaries.
The arrest of these individuals and the recovery of the stolen gold jewellery will undoubtedly provide a sense of relief to the affected residents in Pazhavanthangal. The police’s swift action and meticulous investigation have demonstrated their commitment to ensuring the safety and security of the community.
Efforts to further investigate the extent of the suspects’ involvement in other criminal activities are underway. The authorities are determined to bring all those responsible for such crimes to justice, thereby creating a safer environment for the residents of Pazhavanthangal and the surrounding areas.