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PMK leader murder: NIA raids premises of islamic outfit in TN

PTI
Published : May 2, 2019, 3:53 pm IST
Updated : May 2, 2019, 3:53 pm IST

V Ramalingam was allegedly killed after he questioned some people about religious conversion in the area.

Raids were carried out at the offices of the outfit in Kumbakonam, here and in Karaikal, they said. (Photo: Representational)
 Raids were carried out at the offices of the outfit in Kumbakonam, here and in Karaikal, they said. (Photo: Representational)

Tiruchirappalli: The National Investigating Agency (NIA) Thursday carried out raids at premises linked to an islamic outfit in Tamil Nadu and neigbouring Karaikal in connection with the murder of a PMK functionary in Thanjavur district in February, police said.

V Ramalingam was allegedly killed after he questioned some people about religious conversion in the area.

The NIA team also conducted inquiries with members of the outfit here as part of the investigation into the murder of the PMK activist by a gang near Kumbakonam.

Raids were carried out at the offices of the outfit in Kumbakonam, here and in Karaikal, they said.

Eleven people have been arrested in this connection so far by the state police.

The case was transferred to the NIA on March 14.

A four-member team led by NIA DSP AP Shoukath Ali was investigating the case.

Tags: nia, pmk leader murder
Location: India, Tamil Nadu