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Union Minister Alagiri's son surrenders before Court

Posted on Dec 14, 05:58PM | UNI

Union Minister M K Alagiri's son Durai alias Dhayanidhi Alagiri, who had been evading police arrest in connection with the 'illegal granite mining scam,' surrendered before the Judicial Magistrate (JM) Court at Melur, here today.

Dhayanidhi, who was accompanied by his advocates and senior DMK leaders arrived at the JM Court this afternoon, as per the directions of Madurai Bench of Madras High Court and surrendered before the Judicial Magistrate V.Jayakumar.

He paid a personal security of Rs 10,000, while two people stood as personal surety. He also surrendered his passport to the court.

The Magistrate directed him to appear daily before the Kaazhavalavu police station in Melur taluk and affix his signature daily from Saturday, until further orders.