Former Minister Veerapandi S. Arumugam, who has been lodged in Central Prison here for the last four months, underwent a medical check-up at Government Vellore Medical College Hospital in Adukkamparai near here on Saturday.

Prison sources described the medical check-up as routine. Hospital sources said the former Minister underwent an echo test, electro cardiogram (ECG) test, blood pressure test and pulmonary test. Mr. Arumugam, who was brought to the hospital this morning amid tight security, was taken back to the prison after the tests.

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