Legacy of don: Sridhar’s gang still fighting for his throne
| Friday | 17th January, 2020
By Express News ServiceCHENNAI: More than two years after Sridhar Dhanapal, dubbed the Dawood Ibrahim of the South, committed suicide in Cambodia, his gang members are still fighting it out for his throne.
After Sridhar’s death, the gang split into two groups.
On Wednesday morning, 12 members of Thanikachalam’s gang led by Vasanth and Arul allegedly attacked Raj, Guna, Sathya, Rajkumar, Gopi and Aakash of the other gang while they were celebrating the harvest festival with their families.
Recently, Kancheepuram police had seized around 150 gelatin sticks, 54 detonators, machetes and guns from the house of one Thulasi Raman at Damal in Kilar panchayat.
A senior police officer said a hunt was on for Sheik Kadar, a specialist in hurling bombs and Thulasi Raman.