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Police on trial of a local person for stealing the bag of a dying accident victim

Chennai, September 16 (BPNS)

After a man was run over by a speeding car in the wee hours of Wednesday morning, another man who was walking by in a local dress of veshti and without even wearing footwear decamped with the bag of the accident victim who was lying in a pool of blood.

Arjun, the accident victim is a resident of Acharapakkam near Tambaram and he was walking home from work in a private company when a speeding car ran over him. Arjun died on the spot and traffic police unit sent the body to Chrompet government hospital for postmortem.

Police arrested the driver of the vehicle Jayakumar from Peringalathur who was test-driving his friend’s new car.

When the police were scanning the CCTV camera footage, they noticed a man reaching near the dying person and walking away with his bag. The person was in a local veshti and was not wearing footwear and Tambaram police expect to arrest him soon with the help of the CCTV visuals.

It may be noted that last week Five youths have lost their lives when the SUC in which they were traveling rammed into a parked lorry.

Tambaram police told BPNS that they are on the lookout for the person and would arrest him soon. A police officer at the station said that they are speaking to several local people and trying to zero in on the person.