Six arrested for Cong man’s murder
SIX persons have been arrested for hacking to death a Congress functionary at Ice House here on October 23. Earlier, one suspect surrendered before a magistrate court at Nagapattinam.
Mohammad Thajuddin Abbas (42), youth wing secretary, Central Chennai, was murdered by a seven-member gang on Dr Besant Road at Ice House.
Police narrowed down on the prime suspect Imranuddin of Ice House. Before they could apprehend him, he surrendered before a magistrate court at Nagapattinam.
Subsequently police personnel inquired him in their custody.
Following this, police appre- hended six suspects involved in the murder. Police identified the arrested as Dawood, Imthias, John and three juveniles.
The juveniles were produced before the Juvenile Justice Board (JJB) and were sent to Observation Home for boys and girls. The other three were lodged in Puzhal prison after being produced before a magistrate court here, police said.