Desiya Forward Bloc (DFB) State President S.R.Thevar was detained under Goondas Act here today.
Police said Thevar, who was facing as many as 15 cases, including extortion and issuing death threats in Madurai, Sivaganga and other districts, was already under preventive arrest in connection with the Guru Pooja of freedom fighter U.Muthuramalinga Thevar recently and was lodged in Pudukottai prison.
On the recommendations from Sivaganga Superintendent of Police Ashwin M.Kotnis, District Collector V.Rajaram ordered his detention under Goondas Act to maintain public tranquility. UNI GSM VV RSS1340 NNNN
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