Madurai, December 17: The Madurai bench of Madras High Court on Friday directed the state government to pay Rs 18 lakh compensation compensation to two persons falsely implicated in the Paramakudi BJP leader's murder case. Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Murugesan was murdered in Tamil Nadu's Paramakudi in 2013.

The Madurai bench of Madras High Court has ordered for the pay compensation of Rs 10 lakh to Raja Mohammad and Rs 8 lakh to Manokaran, who were arrested wrongly in this murder case. Tamil Nadu: Madras High Court Directs State Government To Implement Mobile Phone Ban in Temples.

The judges have ordered the recovery of the said amount of compensation from Police Inspector Rathinakumar, because of whose' wrongful investigation, the two persons had to remain jailed. Madras High Court Directs Tamil Nadu Govt To Prohibit Mobiles in Temples To ‘Maintain the Purity and Sanctity’.

The order has been delivered on the petition filed by Raja Mohammad and Manokaran.

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