Murder suspect dies after being nabbed by police in TN
The Karumalaikudal police nabbed the youth, identified as Gokulakannan, around 1am and took him to the police station for questioning.
The police had been searching for him in connection with a murder that took place in the area a few days ago. They nabbed him from his hideout based on a tip-off.
“When we brought him to the station, he appeared very weak,” a police official told TOI on condition of anonymity.
The official said Gokulakannan fainted and fell on the floor while being questioned.
The police rushed him to a nearby hospital where he was confirmed brought dead
Salem district superintendent of police G Subbulakshmi, Mettur DSP M Ravikumar and other police officials rushed to Karumalaikudal police station after the detainee’s death.