Karunas: police dismissed custody
The XIV metropolitan magistrate court, Egmore, dismissed custody petition filed by the police seeking to grill actor and MLA S. Karunas, arrested recently for allegedly making uncomplimentary remarks allegedly made against the Chief Minister and police.
Karunas was arrested on Sunday for allegedly making derogatory remarks against Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami, his deputy O. Panneerselvam, the state police and a few media houses.
Meanwhile, Triplicane police have registered two more cases against Karunas in connection with violence against police and cricket fans in a protest against IPL matches in the city in April. He has been booked under sections 146, 148, 341,188, 294(b), 323, 324, 506 and 41(6) MCP act.