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American woman causes flutter at temple town

Press Trust of India  |  Kancheepuram (TN) 

An American national was found here in semi-tattered clothes claiming she was abandoned by her husband, police said Saturday.

The woman was spotted by local residents at Vellagate near here Friday.

The woman, who appeared to be in her thirties, was seen conversing with some auto drivers.

She reportedly told them that her spouse was an Indian national and they resided at Velachery in Chennai.

She claimed that her husband had left her at the spot following a domestic quarrel and sped away in their car.

Police said they questioned the woman and later sent her to a Government shelter for women on the East Coast Road in the district pending further investigation.

When contacted by PTI, the woman's husband declined to answer any query, saying his would brief the media later.

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First Published: Sat, September 15 2018. 20:20 IST