"I share their concerns," Karunanidhi, who holds the Home
portfolio, said in response to reporters queries on the
'increasing number' of police encounters in the state.
Asked if there would be any action against police
officials, he said he had "nothing to comment on that."
Within the span of a week, four history-sheeters wanted in
connection with cases of murder, extortion and rape were
gunned down in Chennai and Madurai, prompting some rights
groups to express concerns.
Alleged rowdies 'Dindigul' Pandi and Velu were killed in a
'police encounter' here on February eight while two other
notorious rowdies, Kalamandaiyan and Kaviarasu, were gunned
down by the cops in Madurai yesteray.
Karunanidhi declined to react to a question on AIADMK
MPs meeting Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Union
Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar demanding increase in the
minimum support price for sugarcane.
On the progress of the New Assembly complex, he said it was
proceeding well and added Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will
inaugurate it on March 13 as scheduled.
Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M
Karunanidhi on Wednesday said he shared the concerns of rights groups
on 'increasing number' of police encounters in the state.
First Published: Wednesday, February 17, 2010, 22:14