Chennai: Vigilance raids were today
conducted at the premises of former DMK minister K Ponmudi and
his relatives in Chennai and his native Villupuram, 160 km
The raids were conducted following complaints against the
former Higher Education Minister of amassing disproportionate
assets, police said.
He was arrested in Chennai on August 31 in a land
Former ministers Veerapandi S Arumugam (Salem), K N Nehru
(Tiruchirappalli) and N K K P Raja (Erode) were also arrested
on land grabbing charges in the crackdown launched by the
Jayalalithaa Government on land grabbing.