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CM orders probe into murder of CPI(M) functionary

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 16, 2010 - 16:03

Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M
Karunanidhi Tuesday ordered a CB-CID probe into the murder of a
CPI(M) functionary in Namakkal recently.

In an official press release here, DGP Letika Saran said
that the probe has been transferred from local police to the
CB-CID on the orders of the Chief Minister.

A case under different sections of IPC, including murder
had been already registered, she said.

On Monday, CPI(M) state secretary G Ramakrishnan had
written to Karunanidhi, demanding a CB-CID probe.

Velusamy, who was fighting against usury in the locality,
was hacked to death outside a police station in Namakkal on
March 10.


First Published: Tuesday, March 16, 2010 - 16:03

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