The Central Bureau of Investigation on Wednesday arrested three individuals, together with a functionary of Tamil Nadu’s ruling AIADMK, in reference to the 2019 Pollachi sexual assault case, officers accustomed to the matter stated.
A complete of eight individuals have been arrested within the case that got here to mild in February 2019 when a 19-year-old lady filed a criticism towards 4 males for allegedly sexually assaulting her and filming the act in Coimbatore district’s Pollachi city. Throughout the investigation, it was revealed community of males sexually assaulted near 50 girls.
These arrested on Thursday have been recognized as Ok Arulanantham, 34, the AIADMK’s Pollachi city college students’ wing secretary, Haron Paul, 29, ‘Bike’ Balu, 27, a second-hand bike seller, police officers stated.
“They’re pals of the accused who have been beforehand arrested within the case,” a senior police official stated on situation of anonymity.
The AIADMK introduced Arulanantham’s expulsion from all social gathering posts. “We request that social gathering staff shouldn’t have any contacts with him,” chief minister E Palaniswami and deputy CM O Panneerselvam, stated in a press release in Chennai.