: The special team of Madurai district police probing into the multi-crore granite scam conducted searches on the premises of granite dealers in an around Melur on Thursday.

Two teams, led by Inspectors of Police, John Britto and S. Annaraj, seized documents. The police searched the house of a dealer, S. Balakrishnan, at Soorakundu and the house of his employee, Amanullah, at Melur. Searches were conducted at a farm house of one Johinder Dev, a dealer from Andhra Pradesh, at Kattayampatti near Tiruvathavur.

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