Body buried in residential area creates panic

A body of a man who was said to be a priest was buried in a private land in Red Hills without prior permission on Wednesday.
Body buried in residential area creates panic


After the residents lodged a complaint, the Revenue officials intervened and the family had promised to remove the bodyfrom the land.

The deceased was identified as Gaja Moideen of Royapuram. “His family had purchased a land at Azhinjivakkam in Red Hills and wanted to be bury there. They were not aware that prior permission had to be obtained from the Village Administrative Officer (VAO) and revenue officials,” said the police.

As the land was in the residential area, the public informed the police after a group of men came in an ambulance and buried the body. After the Revenue Inspector intervened, the family compromised and said that they will remove the body from the land and bury it in the graveyard,said police.

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