After security guard, Jayalalithaa's former driver Kanakaraj found dead in Tamil Nadu's Salem district

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After security guard, Jayalalithaa's former driver Kanakaraj found dead in Tamil Nadu's Salem district

Late chief minister of Tamil Nadu J Jayalalithaa's former driver Kanakaraj was found dead in the Salem district of Tamil Nadu. Kanakaraj, who was killed in a road accident, was the prime suspect in the Kodanad Estate murder that took place on Monday.

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A security guard at the Kodanad Tea Estate of late Tamil Nadu chief minister Jayalalithaa was found hacked to death in the early hours of Monday. 

Om Bahadur, 41, was found murdered, while another man named Krishna Bahadur suffered serious injuries in the attack, the Hindu reported. The incident took place at gate number 10 of the Kodanad Tea Estate in the Nilgiris. The gates were being manned by the two guards.

In his statement, Krishna told police that a group of 10 men forcefully entered the premises of the estate and assaulted them, DNA reported. Five police teams were formed to investigate the murder of the security guard.