Murder of factory worker: DMK deputy goes to court

Cuddalore DMK MP TRVS Ramesh which has been reserved by the CB-CID as part of the murder of a 60-year-old worker in his cashew processing unit in Panikankuppam went to a Panrutti court on Monday.

Magistrate R Karpagavalli placed him in judicial detention until October 13. Officials from the Criminal Branch-Criminal Investigation Department (CB-CID) arrested factory workers Natarajan, Alla Pichai, Kandhavel, Sundar and Vinodh on Friday in connection with the murder of Govindarasu. The MP, who was reportedly at large, appeared in court on Monday morning.

Govindarasu, a resident of Melmampattu village in Cuddalore district, had not returned home after leaving for work on September 19. He had worked in the member’s cashew unit for eight years.

Local reports claimed that Govindarasu was accused of theft and that factory workers produced him at the Kadampuliyur police station. The cops ordered them to take Govindarasu to hospital because he was seriously injured, but workers reportedly took him back to the factory. He was found dead on September 20.

In a letter – allegedly written by the MP – which is widely shared on social media, Ramesh said he was saddened by those who had engaged in a political vendetta against the DMK on the basis of the FIR recorded under the framework. of the case.

He said the accusations caused him deep sadness and therefore he was going to court to end the bogus campaign against his leader, Deputy Stalin, and the party. He said he would legally submit the required evidence and prove that the charges against him are without merit.

Govindarasu’s son, Senthilvel, meanwhile accused the MP of murdering his father. The family also requested that the case be transferred to the CB-CID for a fair investigation. A petition was then filed with the Madras High Court, which ordered the JIPMER Hospital in Pondicherry to perform the autopsy on September 23.

The state government then transferred the case from the Kadampuliyur police to the CB-CID. Following investigations, the CB-CID turned the suspicious death case into murder.