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Sisters in Coimbatore petition for gun licence

IANS  |  Coimbatore 

Two young sisters on Saturday petitioned the District Collector for a gun licence for self-protection after the sexual abuse-cum-blackmail incident triggered protests in parts of

"We have asked for the gun licence as we don't know who is a good or bad person. We want to have a gun for self-defence," said the elder sister, a final year college student.

Her sister is a school student.

Four youths -- Thirunavukkarasu, Sathish, Sabarirajan, Vasanthakumar -- have been accused of assaulting women and filming their act to blackmail them for money or for physical submission for over seven years. The accused are in their 20s, sources said.

is part of district.



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First Published: Sat, March 16 2019. 19:18 IST