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Two men who alleged TN CM's hand in theft held in Delhi

IANS  |  New Delhi 

The Police on Sunday arrested from the national capital two persons, who were allegedly involved in a robbery in late J. Jayalalithaa's Kodanadu estate in the Nilgiris and had accused the incumbent CM of having links with the break at the estate in April 2017.

The two -- and Sayan, both residents of -- were picked up by a police team in plain clothes from a coffee shop in Dwarka area in south-west and were being taken to

Sources said the two were allegedly involved in the break-in during which a Nepalese had died. Subsequently, there have been four mysterious deaths of people including the wife and child of in a road accident, and Kanakaraj, of Jayalalithaa's close aide, Sasikala, in a road accident in

The arrests comes days after and addressed a press conference here, organised by Tehelka Samuel Mathews, in which the two had alleged that the had an interest in the break in at the Kodanadu estate.

The two were already on bail.

on Saturday rejected the allegations made against him by the accused in the Kodanadu break in case and said the police would probe the matter.

Mathews released the video on January 11 in which the accused had allegedly linked the Tamil Nadu CM to the estate break-in.



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First Published: Sun, January 13 2019. 22:50 IST