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Stalin meets Governor, demands further investigation in Kodanadu estate case

ANI  |  Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India] 

(DMK) chief MK on Monday petitioned with a demand for an investigation into the controversial Kodanadu estate robbery case.

"We have met the and have given a petition. We have demanded that an investigation team should be set up and there should be an unbiased investigation. We have also urged the to bring the issue to the notice of the President," told media after his meeting with the governor.

He also demanded the resignation of and said, "It is a shame that still Palaniswami is holding to his post. He should resign immediately."

said that the Governor has assured appropriate steps on the petition and added, "The Kodanadu estate is a very important residence of former CM J Jayalalitha and thus the murder and robbery there is of great significance. The two people who had given all the information in the case have been taken into custody last night. The death of many people associated in the case has raised doubts on the way these people have died."

Stalin also said that if there is a need, party's representatives at the Centre will also meet and update him on the case.

Former was admitted in Chennai's on September 22, 2016, and after being treated in the hospital for 75 days, she breathed her last on December 5, 2016.

The former Chief Minister of was buried with full state honours at the near in Chennai.

A five-time chief minister of Tamil Nadu, also known as Puratchi Thalaivi, was once also a in between 1961 and1980.

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First Published: Mon, January 14 2019. 21:05 IST