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Rajinikanth denounces violence against policemen

IANS  |  Chennai 

Actor-turned-politician on Wednesday said assault on policemen on duty should be nipped in the

In a tweet along with a video clip of policemen being attacked by protesters opposed to the (IPL) match here on Tuesday, he said: "Such violent culture, if not nipped in the bud, would pose a great danger to the nation."

called for more stringent law to punish those who attack uniformed policemen.

On Tuesday, members of different organisations, including movie directors, protested against the IPL cricket matches to be held in demanding a from the

In the video clip posted by Rajinikanth, a protester is seen hitting two policemen without any provocation.

Welcoming Rajinikanth's views, Tamil said violence was not acceptable on any count.



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First Published: Wed, April 11 2018. 13:40 IST