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One more person surrenders in atheist murder case

Press Trust of India  |  Coimbatore 

Another person wanted in connection with the of Dravida Viduthalai Kazhakam (DVK) worker, Farooq, surrendered before a here today, police said.

Saddam Hussain, a resident of Podanur here, arrived at the Judicial Magistrate along with his advocate, to surrender, since his name was in the list of suspects.

There was no proof about the involvement of Saddam in the case, his advocate said.

Since police suspect his involvement along with five others, he decided to surrender before the Court, he added.

Saddam is likely to be remanded to judicial custody, police said.

One Asrath had already surrendered before the on March 17 in connection with the

Farooq, was found murdered on the night of March 16, with deep cuts on neck and abdomen.

He was done to death reportedly by a four-member gang in protest against his repeated posts in the against God and religion.

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First Published: Mon, March 20 2017. 15:22 IST