Crude bombs hurled at houses of AIADMK functionaries

The motorcycle of a Muthuraj, an AIADMK functionary, was destroyed when a petrol bomb was hurled at his house around 1 AM.

By: PTI | Madurai | Published: May 21, 2016 8:24:53 pm
AIADMK, AIADMK bomb, AIADMK bomb blast, AIADMK news AIADMK supporters celebrate outside Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa’s Poes Garden residence in Chennai on Thursday. (Source: PTI)

Some unidentified persons on Saturday hurled ‘crude bombs’ at houses of AIADMK functionaries at Kazhugumalai and Tuticorin, about 160 km from here, police said.

The motorcycle of a Muthuraj, an AIADMK functionary, was destroyed when a petrol bomb was hurled at his house around 1 AM.

AIADMK workers in the area and residents staged a demonstration demanding arrest of the culprits. In another incident at Rajagopal Nagar in Tuticorin, a petrol bomb was hurled at the house of AIADMK functionary Chinnadurai, around 2:30 AM.

The shed in front of his house was destroyed and his two-wheeler was also destroyed, police said, adding, a two-wheeler of another functionary Pitchiah was also damaged.

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