In Vellore, a Dalit rural Panchayath official commits suicide, and a local DMK politician is charged with aiding suicide.

DMK panchayat union ward councillor arrested in connection with suspected suicide of village panchayat official . Police said that ruling partys chief had been threatening him after offering a government job for a relative .

According to police, a DMK panchayat union ward councillor was arrested in connection with the suspected suicide of a village panchayat official near Tamil Nadus Vellore after police said that the ruling party's chief had been threatening him after offering a government job for a relative, according to the police.R Gandhimathi, a 29-year-old mother, discovered the husband's body in their house on Friday night when she opened the door becauseHari, a DMK councillor, allegedly took Rs 2.50 lakh from Rajasekar, promising to work for his brother in a ration shop.Rajasekar asked Hari and demanded the money back after seeing no signs of getting the job.Hari began harassing him and demanding his release from the village panchayat office, according to a police officer, referring to the complaint lodged by his victim's wife Gandhimathi and the note recovered from Rajasekar's house.

S Rajesh Kannan, the police chief, also stayed at the spot to watch the probe.