Tamil Movie Director Arrested

June 25, 2018, Chennai

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Director V Gowthaman,  was formally arrested in Triplicane on Sunday. He was booked under 22 sections of the Indian Penal Code, including attempt to murder and criminal intimidation, after the Cauvery protests near Chepauk stadium,

He was one of the protesters who opposed the conduct of IPL matches in Chennai, in the midst of Cauvery protests in the state.

On April 10, they had squatted on roads during an agitation demanding cancellation of the IPL match between Chennai Super Kings and Kolkata Knight Riders in M A Chidambaram Stadium, and also attacked a policeman on duty.