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19 Mar 2018, Edition - 979, Monday


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Eight murder-accused remanded in judicial custody till September 11

Covai Post Network

Eight persons, arrested in connection with the triple murder in the city a couple of days ago, were today remanded to judical custody till September 11.

The accused were produced before 7th Judicial Magistrate Court and Magistrate Hemanand Kumar, who remanded them in judicial custody for 14 days.

Three persons were brutally killed, with sickles and other lethal weapons in Chintamanipudur in the city, while a driver was injured by bullets on Wednesday night.

The Special Police team arrested the accused from different places in Tamil Nadu. They were Prabhu, Jhothi, Saravanan, Karthi, Saranraj, Muthaiya, Kalaiselvan and Senthilkumar.

The police were on the lookout for the main accused, Mohanram, and Appu Sundaramoorthy, Dinesh and Rajesh. Those arrested were taken for medical examination to the Sulur Government Hospital amid tight security. They were then brought to the court.

While Prabhu, Jhothi, Saravanan, Karthi, and Saranraj would be lodged in the Salem Jail, the rest would be remanded in Coimbatore Central Prison.
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