Chennai: A day after he was arrested for
charges including abduction and extortion, a case of criminal
intimidation and cheating has been slapped on Saturday against
Ravanan, a relative of Chief Minister Jayalalithaa`s estranged
The case was filed at Central Crime Branch of City Police
here based on the complaint of a property developer that
Ravanan refused to return Rs one crore he had received for
getting sand quarry license for the former, police said.
The complainant, R Krishnamoorthy, MD of RK Imay Property
Developers, had alleged that he had paid the sum for getting
a sand quarry license in Karur but neither did he get it nor
Ravanan repay the amount, police said.
Ravanan and two others had threatened the petitioner with
dire consequences, police said, adding, that the investigation
into the case is underway.
Ravanan, recently expelled from AIADMK along with
Sasikala, her husband M Natarajan and some other relatives
following allegations of their intervention in administration,
was arrested in Coimbatore yesterday.