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