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Tamil Nadu Police invoke Goondas Act against two workers for defacing Periyar statue

Scroll | 19/01/2022 05:13 PM | Click to read full article

The Tamil Nadu Police on Tuesday invoked the Goondas Act against two Hindu Munnani workers who were arrested for allegedly defacing a statue of social reformer Periyar EV Ramasamy, reported IANS.

“Considering the law and order problem likely to arise due to the incident, Coimbatore Police Commissioner Pradip Kumar issued a detention order,” the police said. The two accused persons, V Arun Karthik and V Mohanraj are both residents of Vellalore in Coimbatore.