College Boss' Henchman Gives Up; New Autopsy Ordered

Published: 28th January 2016 05:17 AM  |   Last Updated: 28th January 2016 05:17 AM   |  A+A-

VILLUPURAM/CHENNAI:SVS Medical College of Yoga and Naturopathy correspondent Vasuki Subramanian’s driver Vengatesan, who was on the run following the alleged suicide of three girl students of the college, surrendered at the Saidapet court in Chennai on Wednesday and was remanded till February 5. Vengatesan appeared before IX Metropolitan Magistrate Court around 12.30pm at Saidapet and magistrate Philip Nicholas Alex remanded him in judicial custody.

According to a source, Vengatesan, who is also the founder of Adidravidar Puratchi Kazhagam, had acted as the college’s manager and allegedly threatened students who had protested exorbitant fees and lack of facilities in the institution. Once an active member of Viduthalai Chiruthaigal Katchi, Vengatesan used to manage the daily affairs of the college though he was appointed only as Vasuki’s chauffeur. Sources said he allegedly threatened and silenced students who wanted to leave the college, when they demanded their fees and certificates back.

Meanwhile, the Madras High Court gave the nod for the second postmortem of T Monisha, one of the three girls who were found dead near the college. Though an autopsy was conducted in Villupuram, her parents had demanded another autopsy in Chennai suspecting foul play.

Stay up to date on all the latest Tamil Nadu news with The New Indian Express App. Download now


Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp