COIMBATORE: District special team police investigating the gruesome murder of elderly woman Rajamani, 48, whowas killed in early hours of Friday near Annur on outskirts of Coimbatore, released the photographs of three suspects in the case on Saturday.
Police said, three workers from West Bengal deployed for flooring work in a newly built house near Kanuvakarai in Annur, had fled away with eight sovereigns jewels and Rs 1 lakh cash after attacking the farmer house owner, Mr. Myilsamy, and strangling his wife to death.
Five special teams deployed to investigate the case released the pictures of three suspects on Saturday who were identified as Ajay 18, Bindu, 18, and Samrat, 25.
Following the incident the gang had escaped on a bike. Tracking their mobile network signals, police say they may be hiding in Sennimalai area near Erode.
On receiving information from Coimbatore district police, a team of 10 police led by Perundurai DSP had launched a search for the offenders.
Special team police have also rushed to Chennai, Avinashi, Tirupur, Puliyampatti and Sathi, while the pictures of the suspects have been sent to railway police in Tirupur, Erode, Coimbatore and Salem to avoid the gang escaping through trains.