Erode (TN): An associate of slain forest
brigand Veerappan was arrested here, 16 years after he
absconded, police said.
Veerappan was shot dead in 2004.
Police said Sekar, one of the close associates of
Veerappan, was absconding since 1994 and was arrested at
Kadathur near here on Sunday.
He was produced before a fast track court which remanded
him to judicial custody.