Special Correspondent

THANJAVUR: The special police team headed by Narayanasamy, Deputy Superintendent of Police, Pattukottai formed by K.A. Senthilvelan, Superintendent of Police, Thanjavur, has recently arrested three persons involved in a murder for gain at Pattukottai on April 21.

Dr.Senthilvelan told media persons on Wednessday that one Kamaraj, a computer mechanic had approached Ahalya (28), daughter of a fish trader of Pattukottai for servicing her computer and went to her house when she was alone.

When Ahalya was offering coffee to Kamaraj, the mechanic mixed some poison in the coffee and asked her to take the coffee. Ahalya swooned immediately after taking the coffee and Kamaraj allegedly raped and murdered her with a pillow along with his friend Manikandan and took away her jewels and cash of Rs.one lakh from the house. He said that the special police team arrested the three persons at a house in Tirupur.