Another former DMK minister raided

The Directorate of Vigilance and Anti Corruption conducted searches at the residence of DMK leader and former minister Suresh Rajan in Tirunelveli and Kanyakumari districts on charges of possessing disproportionate assets.

Last Updated: Oct 08, 2011, 11:06 AM IST

Chennai: The Directorate of Vigilance and
Anti Corruption on Saturday conducted searches at the residence of
DMK leader and former minister Suresh Rajan in Tirunelveli and
Kanyakumari districts on charges of possessing
disproportionate assets.

Six places in Kanyakumari district and one in Tirunelveli
came under the vigilance scanner this morning, sources said.

Rajan, who held the Registration and Tourism portfolio,
is the sixth former DMK minister against whom action has been
taken by the Jayalalithaa government after it came to power in
May.

Vigilance officials had earlier conducted raids at the
premises of K Ponmudi, Veerapandi S Arumugam, K N Nehru, N K K
P Raja and M R K Paannerselvam following complaints of land
grabbing.

PTI