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Rajasthan: Chennai cop killed in shoot-out in Pali district

A Senior Police Official Identified The Deceased As S Periyapandiyan, An Inspector Attached To The Maduravoyal Police Station In Chennai.

PTI | Updated on: 13 Dec 2017, 04:04:55 PM
Rajasthan: Chennai cop killed in shoot-out in Pali district


A city police inspector was killed in a shoot-out in Rajasthan's Pali district in the early hours of Wednesday where a special team went to nab suspects wanted in connection with a gold heist.

A senior police official identified the deceased as S Periyapandiyan, an inspector attached to the Maduravoyal police station in Chennai.

"The shoot-out took place when a police team went to nab the suspects at a village in Pali district. Periyapandiyan was killed in the firing while others suffered injuries", he said.

The incident occurred around 2:30 am, the official said.

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A police team led by Joint Commissioner (West) Santosh Kumar is likely to visit Rajasthan in connection with the incident.

Last month, robbers had decamped with about 3 kg of gold from a jewellery shop at Kolathur, after entering it by making a hole in the ceiling.

Special teams were formed to nab the robbers, who were suspected to be from Rajasthan.

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First Published : 13 Dec 2017, 04:04:27 PM

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