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Chennai, Tamil Nadu News Live Updates Today 8th June 2022:
Former Indian cricketer Mahendra Singh Dhoni has invested in Chennai-based drone startup Garuda Aerospace Pvt Ltd. The Chennai Super Kings captain was also named as an ambassador for the startup which has around 400 drones and 500 pilots. “I am happy to be part of Garuda Aerospace and look forward to witnessing their growth story with the unique drone solutions they have to offer,” said Dhoni, quoted in the startup’s statement.
Agnishwar Jayaprakash, Founding CEO of Garuda Aerospace, said it was a dream moment come true for him to see Dhoni become part of the Garuda Aerospace family. “Mahi Bhai is the epitome of dedication and I firmly believe that having Captain Cool on our cap table adds tremendous value, which will motivate our team to perform better,” he noted.
Tamil Nadu Police have uncovered the case of an underage girl who was repeatedly raped by her mother’s male friend and was forced to sell her oocytes, the female gamete cell or egg, at several area hospitals. The girl’s mother and her friend have been arrested, police said.
Others arrested include a woman middleman who allegedly facilitated the sale and a van driver who forged an Aadhaar card for the girl to identify her as a 20-year-old, according to a senior officer investigating the case. “We have also launched an investigation of some hospitals and some doctors,” the officer added.