The Madras High Court has directed the Rajamangalam police to register a complaint relating to the sale of an undivided share of land and a flat at Rajaji Nagar, Villivakkam, to a person when the property had already been sold to another person. The police should investigate and act in accordance with law, the court said.

Justice C.T. Selvam passed the order on a petition by P. Srinivasulu, Power of Attorney Agent of P. Praveen Kumar. The petitioner alleged that three persons had sold the undivided share of land and the flat to him by suppressing the fact of previous sale . A complaint dated July 1 was lodged with the Police Commissioner, who forwarded it to the Assistant Commissioner, Villivakkam range. The complaint had not been registered and no investigation made.