Tiruchirapalli city police commissioner Shyleshkumar Yadhav today ordered the detention of a notorious rowdy element Under Goondas Act.
A police press release said that the detenu N Somu alias Somasundaram,(26) of MGR Nagar, Puthur,area in the city was arrested by the Woraiyur Police on May last for having committed a robbery near Karur Byepass Road from one Baskar of Woraiyur on point of knife.
The accused threatened Baskar to give entire amount possessed by him and took Rs.1000/- willfully from his pocket. Previously, he was involved in two more cases in Trichy Thillainagar and Kallakudi Police station limits. In order to curtail his prejudicial activities, on the recommendation of the Inspector of Police, Woraiyur PS, he was detained under the Goondas Act and lodged in central Prison here.
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