Former TN min's son arrested in land grabbing case

Coimbatore: Former DMK minister Pongalur N Palanisamy's son was arrested here on Wednesday in connection with a land grabbing case in nearby Tirupur district, police said.

Pynthamil Pari, who is a DMK leader and Chairman of South Zone City Corporation here, is being taken to Palladam in Tirupur district for further interrogation, police said.

Palanisamy, who is also one of the accused in the case, has secured anticipatory bail.

Former DMK MLA AS Mani has already been arrested in connection with the case and lodged in the jail here.