Chennai: Chennai Police have arrested a 34-year-old Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) employee for allegedly pasting posters insulting Prime Minister M OK Stalin in a number of districts in North Chennai.
The city police arrested 4 people in the case. Krishnakumar Murugan, employee of the BJP IT wing, Philip Raj, who picked up the posters, Sathyanathan, who delivered the posters to Philipraj and Sivagurunathan, who printed the posters in Sivagangai and mailed them.
According to the police, on September 11, based on complaints from company officers and original DMK employees, a case was registered within the Central Crime Service (CCB). The complainants had said that tons of posters depicting MK Stalin in a vulgar cartoon with misleading statements were posted in a number of areas in Elephant Gate, Charminbet, Barrys Knock and Broadway.
After initial investigations, the police initially arrested Philip Raj, while he was affixing posters to barricades. Esplanade Police confiscated more than 4,000 posters from his home. After that, Satyanathan and Sivagorunathan were arrested.