Six held in connection with businessman''s murder Erode (TN),Sep 28 (PTI) Six youths, including four collegestudents, have been arrested for allegedly murdering alandlord-cum-business man, police said today.
The body of K M Elangovan, with stab injuries, was foundfloating in Kalingarayan canal near Mannadampalayam, about 35km from here, on September 25.
Elangovan, who was residing at Coimbatore with his family,came to his farm house at Kumarasamy Guoundenpalayam near hereon Saturday in a jeep with the four students while two othershad come on a two-wheeler.
The servant of the house noticed on Sunday that Elangovanwas missing and also found blood stains at several places inthe house and informed the police.
Police said the four students had demanded interestfree loans from Elangovan who was also Joint Secretary of theCollege Administrative Board, to pursue their studies.Theother two were daily wage earners who wanted employmentat his mushroom firm. When Elangovan refused,they murderedhim, police said.
They then tried to sell the jeep but police traced themnear Avinashi and seized the vehicle.
The six have been remanded to judicial custody.