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DMK councillor arrested on land grab charges

Last Updated: Sunday, August 7, 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 7, 2011 - 18:29
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