The trio, including the Kovilpalayam Inspector Dhanapal, were accused of robbing Rs. 25 lakh from the businessman by resorting to intimidation. The police had arrested Zakir Hussain and Dhanapal. The police had taken Zakir Hussain into custody recently for four days. The Deputy Inspector General of Police, Coimbatore range, P. Sivanandi, and the Superintendent of Police, G. Karthikeyan, formed a special team to interrogate the accused.
Jan 27, 2009
The Coimbatore rural police on Monday recovered Rs. 1.5 lakh from J. Zakir Hussain, one of the accused involved in robbing a real estate businessman at Kovilpalayam. According to police, Vasan, a real estate businessman, was intercepted by a three-member gang at Kovilpalayam, near here, on December 18 last year.