Chennai: Ending a three-day long intesne search, CB-CID on Friday night managed to arrest head constable Muthuraj – one of the accused in the case related to Sathankulam custodial deaths.
According to sources, Muthuraj was hiding in a remote village called Poosanur near Kulathur in Thoothukudi district and the police received an information in this regard.
Following this, Vilathikulam DSP Peer Mohideen and Kulathur Inspector Ramalakshmi, surrounded the village, launched a search and finally nabbed him, they added.
Muthuraj was found hiding in a house and nabbed from there around 10 pm. He was produced before a Magistrate and was sent to judicial custody.
Muthuraj has been named in the case filed by the CB-CID in connection to the custodial death of Sathankulam traders.