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Don't arrest 'Sarkar' director till Nov 27: HC to police

Press Trust of India  |  Chennai 

The Friday restrained police from arresting of Tamil film "Sarkar" A R Murugadoss till November 27 on complaints related to some scenes opposed by the ruling in the state.

Justice G K Ilanthiraiyan passed the interim order on the anticipatory bail petition filed by Murugadoss, who apprehended arrest over complaints filed in connection with the "objectionable" scenes.

workers staged protests against the film after several ministers took exception to scenes in the film criticising welfare schemes and a reference to late J

When the petition came up for hearing, police informed the that only preliminary investigation was being conducted on the complaints against Murugadoss.

Certain scenes in the film, which show grinder, mixers and fans being burnt, have created law and order problem, they submitted.

for the petitioner contended that the protests by the workers against the film which had been certified by the was totally unlawful.

He also claimed that the had dealt with "real problems" faced by the people and no viewer had objected to it.

The also informed the that the objectionable portions had already been removed from the film.

The later adjourned the petition to November 27 for further hearing.

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First Published: Fri, November 09 2018. 18:50 IST