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Tamil weekly editor arrested in Chennai

Press Trust of India  |  Chennai 

A well-known of a Tamil weekly was Tuesday arrested here while on his way to Pune, airport officials said.

R Gopal, who heads the vernacular 'Nakkheeran', was picked up by a police team from the airport, they said.

The weekly's website claimed was arrested based on a complaint from the over a write-up on Nirmala Devi, an assistant in Virudhunagar who had been arrested for allegedly prodding girl students to extend sexual favours to officials.

There was no immediate confirmation from police officials on the reason behind Gopal's arrest, even as officials in could not be reached for a comment.

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First Published: Tue, October 09 2018. 10:05 IST
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