A Judicial Magistrate (JM) here on Tuesday granted custody of the seven persons who surrendered in connection with the murder of Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam functionary ‘Pottu’ Suresh to the police for six days.

Saba alias P. Sabarathinam (25), M. Santhanam (21), Raja alias N. Nagamurugan (25), S. Lingam (24), A. Senthil (24), M. Sekar (24) and R. Karthik (24) — all belonging to Keerathurai in Madurai surrendered at the Natham Judicial Court on Saturday claiming that they were involved in the murder of ‘Pottu’ Suresh.

Subramaniapuram police filed the petition .

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