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Constable found dead

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A head constable who went missing a few days ago was found dead on the seashore in Ennore Kuppam.

The deceased, Sriramulu, 45, was attached to the traffic police.

He had gone out for morning walk on August 18 and did not return.

His family identified the body lying on the shore.

Quacks held

The Central Crime Branch of the city police arrested five persons practising medicine with fake certificat­es issued by former officebear­ers of the Tamil Nadu Homeopathy Medical Council (THMC).

The CCB recently arrested Velmurugan of Cuddalore, Anilkumar of Theni and Kumar, Ravi and Sridhar of Madurai who were practising medicine even after the council had asked them not to do so, the police said.

Body washed ashore

The body of a 26-year-old man from Assam, who drowned off the Elliots Beach on Friday, was washed ashore near the Marina on Saturday.

He has been identified as Gaurath Kumar Sharma, who was working in a private firm at Sholingana­llur.

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