Accused dies in accident while trying to escape
A 34-year-old person was killed in an accident on Saturday when he tried to escape from the police custody at Tindivanam. Sivajanam, a resident of Pollur in Tiruvannamalai, was picked up by the Chengalpattu Town Police from Madurai. On the way to Chengalpattu, he asked the police to stop the vehicle near Tindivanam as he wanted to relieve himself. When he tried to escape, a mini van going to Chennai from Tiruchi knocked him down.