Security guard at Jayalalithaa's Kodnad estate found murdered; probe on, no arrest yet

A security guard deployed at former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa's sprawling estate in Tamil Nadu's Nilgiris district has been found dead, said reports on Monday.

By Zee Media Bureau | Last Updated: Apr 24, 2017, 11:08 AM IST
Security guard at Jayalalithaa's Kodnad estate found murdered; probe on, no arrest yet

Chennai: A security guard deployed at former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa's sprawling estate in Tamil Nadu's Nilgiris district has been found dead, said reports on Monday.

News agency ANI reported that the security guard was killed by some unidentified persons.

The guard was found dead last night at the Kodanad estate of Jayalalithaa, who died in December, reports said.

"We are questioning some people. We don't have any key information to share at the moment," a senior police officer was quoted as saying by NDTV.

Meanwhile, a five police teams have been formed to probe the murder of security guard.

The estate is a 900-acre property with large tea gardens. 

Jayalalithaa used to stay at the palatial bungalow there for rest and treatment over the last few years before she died.