Four more DMK leaders arrested on land grabbing charges

Stalin tried a couple of times to court arrest.  Now what will Stalin do next?

CHENNAI: Four more opposition DMK leaders, including a former minister, were arrested on Thursday morning on land grab charges in Tamil Nadu, police said.

Former DMK minister and party district secretary N K K P Raja, the mayor of Erode municipality, Kumar Murugesh, and two other functionaries O C Vishwanathan and Rajendran were arrested from Erode, 335 km from here, a police officer said.

Former DMK minister and leader Veerapandi S. Arumugam, who was out on bail in a land grab case, was on Saturday put in Coimbatore jail in a similar case. DMK legislator from Chennai J Anbazhagan was also arrested.

DMK president M. Karunanidhi has alleged that vendetta politics is being played by the ruling AIADMK which came to power this year. Chief Minister J Jayalaltihaa has stoutly denied the charge.


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