Nataraj murder: HC rejects bail

Published: 14th September 2013 07:47 AM  |   Last Updated: 14th September 2013 07:47 AM   |  A+A-

The High Court on Friday rejected the bail plea filed by R Murugan, the main accused in the murder of Gandhinagar councillor S Nataraj who hacked to death on October 1, 2011.

Police took 40 people into custody after the case took a new turn with the arrest and alleged confession of Murugan 10 days after the murder. Murugan reportedly confessed that former BBMP councillor Ashok B Dani paid Rs 1.5 lakh to kill Nataraj, who had won elections to the Corporation in 2008.

Justice N Anand rejected Murugan’s bail petition following the submission by the public prosecutor that the accused had confessed that he had taken money.


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