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Kodanad case: Former editor of AIADMK mouthpiece interrogated

Alaguraj, a former AIADMK spokesperson, was recently expelled from the party

By: PTI | Coimbatore |
Updated: August 7, 2022 6:39:25 am
On April 24, 2017, a security guard was murdered and some documents were stolen from the Kodanad Estate bungalow (Representational)

The Special Investigation Team (SIT) probing the Kodanad heist-and-murder case on Saturday questioned the former editor of AIADMK’s mouthpiece.

Maruthu Alaguraj, former editor of Tamil daily ‘Namathu Amma’, appeared here before the SIT, headed by West Zone IG R Sudhakar. The questioning was based on an interview that Alaguraj had given on the issue last month.

Alaguraj, a former AIADMK spokesperson, was recently expelled from the party by its interim general secretary K Palaniswami.

On April 24, 2017, a security guard was murdered and some documents were stolen from the Kodanad Estate bungalow belonging to former Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa.

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The SIT has so far questioned more than 250 people, including Jayalalithaa’s close aide V K Sasikala.

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First published on: 06-08-2022 at 10:09:18 pm

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