Two DMK Leaders Arrested for Land Grab

Chennai, Jul 30 (IANS): Two DMK leaders, including a former minister, were Saturday arrested on charges of seizing land, police said.

Former minister and senior leader Veerapandi S. Arumugam was arrested in Salem, 350 km from here, while he had gone there to mark his attendance as he was out on bail since July 27 in another land grabbing case, a police officer told IANS.

Arumugam was arrested on the basis of another land grab complaint, the officer said.

A local court remanded Arumugam to 15 days judicial custody and he was lodged in Coimbatore central prison, he said.

DMK legislator from Chepauk constituency, J.Anbazhagan, was arrested here and was taken to Tirupur, around 380 km away.


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