DMK councillor arrested on land grab charges
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Last Updated: Sunday, August 07, 2011, 18:29
Chennai: A DMK councillor was among two persons arrested on land grab charges, police said on Sunday.

Councillor Ravichandran and his aide Maqbool Jan were arrested based on a complaint by a woman who charged them with land grab and intimidation, police said in a press release here.

Ravichandran was involved in similar cases, they said, adding the arrested persons were remanded to judicial custody.

Ravichandran is the latest DMK functionary to be arrested on land grab charges, with former Ministers Veerapandi S Arumugam (Salem) and NKKP Raja (Erode) and Chepauk MLA and party's South Chennai district secretary J Abazhagan being held on similar allegations.

Some aides of Union Minister MK Alagiri, son of former Chief Minister M Karunanidhi, have also been jailed for alleged land grab charges.


First Published: Sunday, August 07, 2011, 18:29

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