Jayalalithaa's Kodanad estate security murdered

April 24 2017

A security guard was found dead at the estate of former Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaain the Nilgiris district. The man, found murdered on Sunday night at the Kodanad estate which Jayalalithaa owned, was reportedly hacked to death by unidentified persons.

A senior police officer said they were questioning some people but there was no key information on the case as of yet.

“We are questioning some people. We don’t have any key information toshare at the moment,” a senior police officer told reporters.The man, identified as Om Bahadur, was killed by a mob of about ten people who stormed through gate no 10, another guard Krishna Bahadur told police officialsd.  Krishna, who was restrained by the attackers, also suffered injuries.

The sprawling estate of 900 acres used to be Jayalalithaa’s retreat.