Kochi: Former DMK minister K N Nehru`s
brother, against whom a lookout notice was issued by Tamil
Nadu Police in a land grab case, was today detained by
emigration officials at the airport here before he was to fly
Airport sources said K N Ramajayam was handed over to
airport police, and would later be taken into custody by
Tiruchirappalli Police of Tamil Nadu.
Ramajayam is an accused, along with 10 others including
Nehru, in an alleged land grab case where 13,290 sqft of land
in Tiruchirappalli was forcibly obtained for construction of
DMK party office.
Nehru, a loyalist of DMK Treasurer and party chief M
Karunanidhi`s son, M K Stalin, was arrested on August 25 in
connection with the same case in Tamil Nadu.
Nehru was the third minister in the previous DMK regime
to be taken into custody in the continuing crackdown by the
AIADMK government on land grabbing.