Three more people were arrested for their alleged involvement in Marakkanam spurious liquor tragedyThe man who claimed to have killed 14 people in Villupuram district has been detained under the Goondas Act.
The CB-CID police arrested chemical engineer Elayan Nambi and bootleggers Raja alias Barkathulla and Ezhumalai, working in a firm at Vanagaram, Chennai, for supplying liquor to local arrack vendors, sub-agents and brewers. who in turn supplied it. For fishermen of Ekkiyarkuppam village on 14th May.
Based on a representation to the CB-CID police, Villupuram Collector C. Palani ordered their detention under the Goondas Act. The orders were passed on the accused persons lodged in the Cuddalore Central Jail.
There are five other accused in the case also detained under goonda act few days back.