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Pollachi sex scandal: Students protesting outside govt college detained by police

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Hundreds of students of Government Women Arts College staging a protest over the sex scandal were detained by the Police here on Saturday.

The students refused to call off the Dharna, due to which police had to forcibly detain the agitating girls to disperse the crowd.

On Friday, a petition was filed in the seeking a court-monitored probe into the sex scandal. The petition, additionally, sought transfer of all the sex scandal related cases outside

The case now stands transferred to the CB-CID, a special wing of the CID, which initiated an inquiry into the matter on March 13 after receiving requisite documents from the local police.

on Friday granted four days custody of the four accused in the case. The case hearing was held through from Coimbatore central prison and district court complex.

In the Pollachi sex scandal, more than 50 women were allegedly lured and sexually harassed by a gang of four and the acts were filmed.

Four accused persons identified as Sabarirajan, Sathish, Thirunavukarasu and Vasan Kumar were arrested in the case. They have been arrested under Section 392, 354 (A), 354 (B) of the Indian Penal Code and 66A of the Act.

The Crime Branch of on Thursday also registered an FIR against MK Stalin's son-in-law,

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First Published: Sat, March 16 2019. 12:08 IST