|Former DMK MLA had cheated 18 retired officials|
|Oct 21, 2010 04.30 PM|
K Ravishankar, former DMK MLA of
Vilathikulam who had tried to cheat an officer in the guise of and
IT officer had till now cheated 18 retired government officials
across the State in a similar way after he jumped police custody
Ravishankar had been residing at Indira Nagar for the last one-and-half year, in Kattupakkam, Porur. He is a native of Vilathikulam, Tuticorin district. He had rented a house at Indira Nagar at Pusphavathi’s (78) house.
Pushpavathi who rented her house to Ravishankar said that the former MLA had informed her that he was doing stock market business in Madurai. He used to come to the house late in the nights and his family members never mixed with neighbors. Sridevi used to step out only once in a day to purchase vegetables, Pusphavathi told the police.
A bag was seized from Ravishankar’s house by police but he refused
to reveal what was inside it. Three special teams have been formed
to trace his brother Ilanchezhian and family members police said.
Ravishankar had even defeated MDMK leader Vaiko in the 1996 polls
as DMK candidate. He had joined AIADMK later but was expelled when
his crime involvement was made public.
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