Chennai, Sep 16 (IANS) After a man was run over by a speeding car in the wee hours of Wednesday morning, another man who was walking by in a local dress of veshti and without even wearing footwear decamped with the bag of the accident victim who was lying in a pool of blood.
Arjun, the accident victim is a resident of Acharapakkam near Tambaram and he was walking home after work in a private company, when a speeding car hit him. Arjun died on the spot and traffic police sent the body to Chrompet government hospital for postmortem.
Police arrested the driver of the vehicle Jayakumar from Peringalathur who was test driving his friend's new car.
When the police was scanning the CCTV footage, they noticed a man reaching the dying person and walking away with his bag. The person was in a local veshti and was not wearing even footwear and Tambaram police expects to arrest him soon with the help of the CCTV visuals.
Tambaram police told IANS that they are on the lookout for the person and would arrest him soon. A police officer said that they are speaking to several locals and trying to zero in on the person.