4 poachers held with unlicensed guns in TN

Erode (TN), January 31: Four suspected poachers were today arrested and six unlicensed guns seized from them near a forest area at Vellitiruppur in the district, police said.

Following a tip-off, police intercepted the four when they were entering the forest area and during a checking found six unlicensed guns in their possession.

They said an abandoned gun was also found in the forest in Kadathur area.

District Superintendent of Police T Jayachandran has ordered intensified patrolling in the area, police said.