The Director General of Police (CB-CID), Narendra Pal Singh, reviewwed the progress of investigations into the murder of BJP State general secretary ‘Auditor’ V Ramesh, who was murdered on July 19 in Salem.
The DGP held a closed door meeting with the Special Investigating Division (SID) officials at the CB-CID office here.
Hinting at no significant breakthrough in the case, Inspector General of CB-CID, M N Manjunath said, “All angles are being looked into. We have gathered a lot of information. We are sifting through the information for vital leads.”
He added that no arrests have been made till date.
With the spate of incidents targeting Hindu outfit leaders and the recent intelligence report about a possible naxal attack on police stations around forest areas, Superintendent of Police (SP) Erode, R Ponni has directed the personnel to tighten security to prevent any untoward incident.
According to top police officials, the SP, at a meeting held at her office on Saturday, directed all the DSPs and inspectors to keep a strict vigil in the entire district. Further, the SP asked them provide security to prominent Hindu outfit leaders and advice them to install CCTV cameras at their offices.
In the aftermath of the recent murder of Ramesh at Salem, she had ordered armed security for BJP propaganda wing State president A Saravanan, Hindu Munnani State vice president K Pusappan and Gobi town secretary of the Munnani Balakumar, Munanni Erode West district president Gurusamy and organiser Sivasakthivel on Sunday.
Following intelligence report regarding possible naxal attacks on police stations, the SP ordered round the clock armed guards to be (3 personnel a day) for the stations at Hasanur, Thalavadi, Bavanisagar, Bargur, Kadambur and Vellithirupur.