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5 held for 'plot' to kill Hindu outfit leaders sent to police

Press Trust of India  |  Coimbatore 

A court here Wednesday granted four days police custody of five people arrested on the charge of a plot to eliminate some leaders of two Hindu outfits in the city.

Allowing a plea by the police, Principal District Sessions R Shaktivel directed them to produce the accused in the court on September 16.

The also ordered that the advocates and relatives of the accused be allowed to meet them at a particular time during the period of police custody.

Police had arrested the five people on September 2 based on an intelligence input that they were plotting to kill Hindu outfit leaders, including of Hindu Makkal Katchi and Anbu Mari of Shakthi Sena.

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First Published: Wed, September 12 2018. 21:30 IST