Tuticorin (TN), August 18
A constable and a history-sheeter had been killed when the latter allegedly hurled nation bombs at a particular police workforce that got here to nab him on this district on Tuesday, police stated.
Constable Subramanian died on the spot and the history-sheeter Durai Muthu succumbed to accidents whereas being shifted to the Tirunelveli Government Hospital, police stated.
Chief Minister Okay Palaniswami condoled the policeman’s dying and introduced a reduction of Rs 50 lakh to the deceased policeman’s household.
Earlier, Muthu had suffered accidents in hand and chest whereas throwing the bombs within the incident at Manakkarai space right here, police stated.
Two homicide instances amongst others had been pending towards the history-sheeter and the particular workforce reached the world following data, a senior official stated.
Of the 2 bombs that had been hurled on the police workforce, the second exploded, fatally injuring the constable within the head, the official stated.
Three of Muthu’s accomplices, together with his youthful brother had been nabbed from the world, police added.
Meanwhile, Palaniswami, in a press release in Chennai, condoled Subramanian’s killing and termed as “unfortunate” his dying which occurred whereas discharging his official duties and expressed his sympathies with the household of the deceased.
Besides saying Rs 50 lakh help to the household, he stated he has additionally directed offering authorities job to a kin based mostly on qualification. PTI