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Kodanad estate break-in case: 2 accused held in Delhi brought to Chennai

Press Trust of India  |  Chennai 

Two accused in the estate break-in case, who had reportedly linked K to the incident, were brought here Monday by the city police, a day after they were picked up in

has already rejected the allegations made against him by those accused, made in a video released by Delhi-based and former Tehelha last week.

The police have filed a case, even as the assured of "strong action" in this matter.

On Monday, two of the accused persons, V K Sayan, and Valayar Manoj, were brought from by police in a private flight and whisked away for further interrogation.

They were reportedly seen making purported remarks linking the to the April 2017 break-in in the video.

On Saturday, referring to Mathew releasing a video in on January 11, had denied his involvement.

The All-Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) had said a police case had been filed in the matter and that "strong action" would be taken against those who released the video.

He had suspected a "political" motive behind the matter, even as the opposition DMK has demanded that he step down to facilitate a "fair" probe.

MK had said on Sunday that he plans to meet over the issue on Monday.

In April 2017, the of the estate, the late Jayalalithaa's retreat home in the hilly district of the Nilgiris, was found dead. It emerged during the probe that Jayalalithaa's former C Kanagaraj and had allegedly plotted the crime. A total of 10 people had been arrested in the case, with a charge sheet also being filed later.

However, Kanagaraj and Sayan's wife and daughter were killed in separate road accidents during the probe, even as another employee of the property was found dead, in a case of suspected suicide.

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First Published: Mon, January 14 2019. 10:35 IST