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Muthoot murder: Two surrender before TN court

September 08, 2009 14:44 IST

Two persons wanted in connection with the murder of Kerala-based businessman Paul Muthoot George, today surrendered before a court at Tirunelveli in Tamil Nadu.

Om Prakash and Puthenpalam Rajesh, who surrendered before judicial magistrate S Selvam, were remanded in judicial custody till September 11.

Selvam ordered that they be produced before a magistrate court in Pattanamthitta in Kerala on September 12.

The duo was suspected to have travelled with George, the day he was murdered by a gang in Alappuzha in the wee hours on August 22. They had escaped from the spot by George's car and fled to the neighbouring state.

The Kerala police had issued lookout notice for the two after they were suspected to be involved in the murder of George, executive director of the Kerala-based Muthoot M George Group with interests in several areas including financing and hospitality industry.

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