Six arrested in Tamil news channel attack

Puthiya Thalaimurai television channelSix persons have been arrested in connection with the attack on Puthiya Thalaimurai television channel on Thursday, news agency reports said.

Police said Hindu Youth Sena leader Jayam Pandian surrendered at Madurai, claiming responsibility for the attack. The police also searched the travel agency office belonging to the Hindu Youth Sena.

The suspects were identified from CCTV footage obtained from the channel. The incident has been condemned by political parties and journalists in the State. The channel’s office was attacked by crude bombs packed in tiffin boxes early this morning. Seven teams have been formed to further investigate the matter.

 

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