Chennai, Jan 27 (PTI): A book on various cases dealt withby CB-CID wing of Tamil Nadu police, including the 1998Coimbatore bomb blasts case and the ''Auto'' Shankar serialmurder case in 1987 was released by Tamil Nadu Chief MinisterM Karunanidhi here today.
The book "CBCID - A Retrospect" topics gives details ofthe murders and frauds in Tamil Nadu since the inception ofCB-CID in 1911, an official press release said.
Starting with details of the "Maniyachi Murder Case in1911", it has collections of 38 murder cases in 1972, theSansi gang dacoities and murders of 1983, Auto Shankarserial murder case in 1987 and the Premananda murder case.
Among frauds, those that find mention are the famous GoldQuest fraud, bogus priest Anandaraj, notorious cheat MayaVenkatesan compiled by CB-CID wing of Tamil Nadu police.
Other noted cases covered are Meenambakkam Airport blastcase, the Ritamary and Irula rape cases, details of missingJeeyar of Srirangam Temple, MGR (former Chief Minister late MG Ramachandran) being shot at by a fellow actor and illegalmining in Nilgiris district.
The book also details the laurels received by the TamilNadu Police in All India Police Duty Meets since 1953 are alsohighlighted, it added.
Tamil Nadu DGP Letika Saran received the first copy ofthe book from M Karunanidhi at a function at the secretariat,the release added.