Former DMK minister arrested in Tuticorin

Former DMK minister and Tiruchendur Assembly constituency MLA, Anitha Radhakrishnan, has been arrested for allegedly instigating a murder attempt on a DMK functionary, police said on Thursday.

Updated: Aug 12, 2011, 00:08 AM IST

Tuticorin: Former DMK minister and
Tiruchendur Assembly constituency MLA, Anitha Radhakrishnan,
has been arrested for allegedly instigating a murder attempt
on a DMK functionary, police said on Thursday.

The former minister was arrested last evening from his
residence by a team including an ADSP and DSP, they said.

A case under section 120 B of the IPC (Criminal
conspiracy) was registered against him.

`Kaamu` Suresh, DMK town secretary of Arumuganeri, a
panchayat town in the district, was stabbed on March 1 by
two persons while he was about to leave after participating in
then Deputy Chief Minister M K Stalin`s birthday function in
Arumuganeri, police said.

After Radhakrishnan`s arrest, he was taken to two police
stations where he was interrogated in connection with the
case, before being produced before a local court which
remanded him to judicial custody, they said.

PTI