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Police looking for leads to crack 3 murder cases


Coimbatore: The town police are nonetheless struggling to unravel three murderer circumstances registered since 2015. The circumstances grew to become cold after members of particular teams operating to unravel them have been transferred, a senior police officer said.

On December 12, 2015, C Mani, a 45-year-old priest-cum-soothsayer, used to be discovered dead together with his throat slit in his house at Dhanabal Layout, Varadharajapuram. The killer had decamped with more than 20 sovereigns of gold embellishes, an LCD TV and money. Though police interrogated more than 100 other people, they may not in finding the killer.


In February 2016, the Race Course police recovered the skeletal remains of 60-year-old R Pappathi and her 35-year-old daughter R Geetha from their house on Avinashi Road. Police suspected that the duo might had been murdered in 2015. Pappathi’s son R Saravanakumar had long past missing. Preliminary inquiry revealed that he used to be a mentally-challenged particular person. Police circulated posters sporting his images at Palani, Perur and other places. After the investigating officer used to be transferred closing yr, the case went cold.


On July 25, 2018, decomposed head, fingers and legs of a woman used to be recovered from Selvampathy lake. The Selvapuram police also retrieved a churidar and a toe ring. “We despatched the pictures of the dress to all police stations. A special team conducted inquiry with masses of migrant labourers,” a police officer said. “We don’t close murder circumstances. We are looking to crack them with the assistance of assets in prisons and other places,” police commissioner Sumit Sharan instructed TOI.




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