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Former Rajya Sabha MP Rajendran commits suicide

November 12, 2015 - Hyderabad


Former Rajya Sabha MP Rajendran committed suicide by shooting himself with a revolver.

The dead body of Rajendran was found inside car in Kovilpatti on Wednesday evening and was noticed by passers-by when the car was parked on service road near Kovilpatti bus stand. The passers informed of the same to Kovilpatti West Police who rushed to the spot broke open the window and shifted the body to Government Hospital.

Rajendra is survived by his wife, two daughters and a son.

Sources said that the committed suicide due to tension and losses suffered in a business by his son and due to trouble developed in one of his daughter’s in-laws house. Police said that it is a case of clear suicide. Superintendent of Police Ashwin Kotnis said that it was planned one and added that the victim pulled the trigger on his right temple and the bullet came out of the left.

Rajendran served as the AIADMK Rajya Sabha MP between 1995 to 2001 and later joined DMK, where he served as the district treasurer and later distanced himself from politics.

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