Controversy dogs police shoot-outs
CHENNAI: Another chapter in the history of city’s goondaism and rowdyism is over. With the encounter-death of Veeramani, the uncrowned king from Ayodhyakuppam, a fishermen colony on Kamarajar Salai, at the hands of the police on Sunday.
Seeds have been sown for a new prince to take over the locality. But the new heir to Veeramani is yet to publicly emerge in the colony.
Triplicane and Ice House areas have had a long history of goonda raj. Before Veeramani, the areas were rowdydoms under ‘Gold’ Anbu and Doorairaj, who ruled the roost for quite some time before they fell victim to gang rivalry. ...