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Madurai: Former Union minister and expelled Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) leader M.K. Alagiri on Tuesday surrendered before the judicial magistrate court in a case relating to alleged grabbing of land and was granted bail till Wednesday.

Magistrate Triveni granted him bail on personal sureties given by two persons. On 28 August, the Madras high court had granted him bail till 3 September in the case and posted the hearing to that date.

The district crime branch and anti-land grabbing special cell had filed a case against Alagiri, son of DMK chief M. Karunanidhi, alleging he had created false documents for the purpose of cheating and had grabbed 44 cents of land belonging to a Vinayagar temple for Dhaya engineering college near Sivarakottai, run by a trust headed by him.

The complaint about the alleged land grabbing had been lodged by the Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowments Department.

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