Salem (TN): Days after her daugther was allowed
by a court to live with her husband, slain sandalwood smuggler
Veerappan`s wife Muthulakshmi on Tuesday asked the family`s
wellwishers not to extend any financial support to the girl.
Claiming that her daughter Vidya Rani (21) had been
brainwashed by her husband Maria Deepak, Muthulakshmi told
reporters here that she had approached some people for
financial support to continue her college education.
She alleged that Deepak was unemployed and spending her
daughter`s money. Deepak and Rani had married in March last.
Muthulakshmi said she was prepared to help Rani continue
her education if she returned to live with her.
On September 28, the Madras High Court gave Rani the
liberty to live with Deepak after she submitted that her
mother was not allowing her to go with him though she was a
Union Minister S Jagathratchagan has sponsored the
education of Vidya Rani, who is doing her final year BA in a