Chennai: AIADMK chief Jayalalithaa on Wednesday
demanded a probe by a Supreme Court judge into the recent
murder of a retired merchant navy captain and his wife.
In a statement, she also demanded that the DMK
government come out with an `white paper` on the murder
and claimed that there were "several mysteries" that needed to
She alleged that the Tamil Nadu government had
transferred the case to Crime Branch CID from the Chennai
police "only to hush up things".
The assailant died in police custody, which, she said,
had also raised suspicion among the public.
On August 24, Elangovan and his wife were gunned down by
a person, who also shot at their daughter-in-law, at their
house in suburban Paniyur. The assailant was caught by the
public and handed over to police. He subsequently died in