September 23rd, 2011
Email this page

Case filed against DMK

BJPChennai: The Tamilnadu unit of the BJP today lodged a complaint with Chennai city Police Commissioner  seeking to re-investigate the case of attack on the party office by some DMK men in 2007. In its complaint, the party has alleged that though a FIR was registered then, the names of DMK leaders like Arcot Veerasamy, S Parithi Ilamvazhuthi, J Anbhazhagan and Mayor M Subramaniam were not included, though they led the attack.

In a three-page complaint filed by C S C Vadivelu, a senior leader of the Tamilnadu unit of the BJP, ‘On 23 September, 2007, a big group of DMK volunteers unleashed fury on the BJP office, Kamalayalam in Chennai, hurling huge stones, damaging windowpanes and injuring some BJP volunteers. A group managed to gain entry through an entrance on the side and damaged furniture.’

The attack was orchestrated for alleged remarks by Ramvilas Vedanthi against former Chief Minister M Karunanidhi utterances on Lord Rama when the Supreme Court gave a ruling to reconsider Sethusamudhiram Project. The then State Minister Arcot Veerasamy issued a open threat to us then and even led a brigade of DMK supporters to launch an attack on our party office, Vadivelu said.

In his complaint, he further said, ‘though a complaint was lodged against the attackers, since the DMK was in power then, no action was taken and names of Arcot Veerasamy, J Anbhazhagan, M Subramaniam and Parithi Ilamvazhuthi were not included. ‘We now urge the police to re-open the investigation and take appropriate action on the offenders. Video and photo evidence have been attached, he added.


Press ctrl+g to toggle between English and Malayalam.