Benjamin booked for abusing DMK members
The police have booked Rural Industries Minister and AIADMK’s candidate for Maduravoyal constituency P. Benjamin in reference to a video of him abusing DMK cadre exterior a polling sales space in Mogappair.
The video was circulated broadly on message sharing platforms on Tuesday.
The police have additionally registered an FIR towards the DMK cadre, based mostly on a criticism given by Mr. Benjamin.
According to the police, M.P. Navaraj, DMK’s youth wing functionary, claimed in his criticism that Mr. Benjamin and 25 others entered the polling venue in MGR Adarsh School in Mogappair East round 9.30 a.m. and tried to disturb the polling course of.
He alleged that Mr. Benjamin hurled abuses towards him and different DMK cadres after they confronted him.
Based on his criticism, Mr. Benjamin and different AIADMK cadres have been booked underneath Sections 143 (illegal meeting) and 294(b) (obscene language) of the IPC.
Meanwhile, Mr. Benjamin filed a counter criticism towards Mr. Navaraj, Navasundaram and different DMK cadres, claiming that they didn’t enable ladies voters to solid their votes and it was for this purpose that he had intervened.
The police are investigating each complaints.