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Alagiri Offers to Return HR and CE Land

Published: 05th September 2014 06:04 AM  |   Last Updated: 05th September 2014 07:53 AM   |  A+A-

MADURAI: The Madurai Bench of Madras High Court has reserved orders on a petition filed former Union Minister and expelled DMK leader M K Alagiri seeking to quash the First Information Report filed against him in connection with an alleged land encroachment.

The prosecution’s case is that the M K Alagiri Educational Trust, founded by Alagiri, had encroached upon 44 cents land belonging to the Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowments (HR&CE) Department at Sivarakkottai for constructing an engineering college.

During the final hearing of the petition, Alagiri’s counsel Divakar submitted that his client was prepared to surrender the disputed land to the authorities concerned. He contended that Alagiri was unaware that the land in question belonged to a temple and a case in this regard was already pending before a lower court. Further, the land was not encroached upon, as it has been fenced by the Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowments  Department.

Recording it, Justice N Kirubakaran said that the final orders will be passed on September 8.

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