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Former DMK minister appears before Palladam court

Armed with the anticipatory bail granted by Madras High Court, former DMK minister Pongalur N Palanisamy on Wednesday appeared before a court in Palladam in nearby Tirupur district.

Updated: Sep 28, 2011, 15:08 PM IST

Coimbatore: Armed with the anticipatory bail
granted by Madras High Court, former DMK minister Pongalur N
Palanisamy on Wednesday appeared before a court in Palladam in nearby
Tirupur district, in connection with a land grabbing case,
involving a former party MLA.

Palanisamy was an accused in a case, in which former
Pongalur MLA, AS Mani and his son, were made prime accused,
for allegedly grabbing about 15 acres belonging to one
Venkateshan of Tirupur. While Mani was arrested and lodged in
the jail, Palanisamy was granted anticipatory bail in this
case.

As Palanisamy appeared before the court, Magistrate Padma
asked him to appear before Avanashiplayam police station at 10.00
am on Mondays and Fridays, police said.

PTI