Chennai, Jan 10 (BPNS)
Tamil Nadu police on Sunday arrested five accomplices of history-sheeter Guna who is absconding after jumping bail for the past six months.
Guna is a habitual offender and is an accused in 24 criminal cases including murder, attempt to murder, extortion, kidnapping, and landgrab in various police stations in the districts of Kancheepuram Chengalpattu and Tiruvallur/
The Sriperumbudur police had on Thursday met the industrial groups at Sriperumbudur and asked them to inform the police of any rowdy element trying to extract money as a monthly fee.
Guna who is also a scrap dealer in Kancheepuram was controlling his business through his accomplices, Police said. His wife Elammal is a ward councilor at Sriperumbudur Panchayath Union and was picked up by police for questioning on Sunday morning from her residence at Maduramangalam in Kancheepuram district.
She was detained till evening and after the police team got the details regarding the accomplices of Guna, she was let off.
Police arrested Yuvaraj, Bhaskar, Thignanasambandan, Jothi, and Subash from various parts of Kancheepuram, Chengalpattu, and Tiruvallur districts for harbouring the history-sheeter while he has jumped bail.
The police arrest and detaining of Elammal was days after the former Union minister and senior leader of the BJP, Pon Radhakrishnan paid a visit to the residence of Guna and met his wife. Speculations are rife that Guna would be joining the saffron party soon.