SI shot dead by unidentifiedgang at Tamil Nadu-Kerala border

A Special Sub Inspector (SSI) of Police was shot dead by an unidentified gang at the Tamil Nadu-Kerala border check post near Kaliyakkavilai in this district late on Wednesday night. Deputy Inspector General of Police (Tirunelveli range), Praveen Kumar Abinapu told newsmen here that the SSI Wilson (57), attached to Kaliyakkavilai police station and other policemen while conducting a routine vehicle check up at the Padanthalumoodu check post, attempted to stop a Mahindra Scorpio vehicle bearing registration number TN 57 AW-1559 coming from Thiruvananthapuram on suspicion.