Kanal Kannan, a famous stunt grasp within the Tamil movie trade, who was arrested for offending non secular sentiments has been remanded to judicial custody, police stated on Tuesday.
Kannan, additionally an actor and chief of the artwork and tradition wing of Hindu Munnani, an RSS affiliate, was arrested by Kanyakumari district police on July 10 and remanded to judicial custody.
He was arrested for posting a video clip in a social media platform that confirmed a person— foreigner—dressed like a pastor dancing with a girl.
Kannan had remarked that “that is international non secular tradition”. He was summoned by Kanyakumari police and he was arrested following questioning. An FIR, for offending non secular sentiments, was registered underneath totally different Indian Penal Code sections.
On the allegation of Hindu activists that Kannan was troubled as he was detained for hours collectively by police within the guise of questioning—primarily based on a grievance from a DMK office-bearer—a senior Kanyakumari district police official stated the accusation was false.
“Now we have video footages. He was handled courteously and we acted as per regulation,” he instructed PTI. The activists staged a quick protest on Monday in opposition to police.