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PTI Madurai
Updated: 13-11-2018 22:57 IST

HC refuses to interfere in order against industrialist Muthiah

Madurai, Nov 13 (PTI): The Madurai bench of the Madras

High Court Tuesday refused to interfere in the Revenue

Divisonal Officer's (RDO) order directing industrialist M A M

R Muthiah to hand over the property of Tamil Isai Sangam here

to its manager A S Palaniappan.

Justice G Jayachandran said the chairman of Chettinad

group Muthiah had tried illegal means to take possession of

the property from Palaniappan, who was residing there, and

moved the court against the August 24 order of the RDO.

The order had directed Mutiah to handover possession of

the property to the Manager who had been in physical

possession of the property until May 28,2017 and to the Rani

Meyammai Chettinad Trust.

Both the parties had complained of criminal intimidation

and trespass against each other and the police had submitted a

report to the RDO expressing concern over breach of peace in

the wake of the rivalry.

Following this, the RDO had intervened and passed the

order directing Muthiah to hand over the property to


Hearing the petition against the order, the judge said

Muthiah had not resorted to legal means to prove his claim

over the property in question.

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