KANCHEEPURAM: The Madurantakam police have registered a case against the president of Sri Ramar Temple Trustee Committee for assaulting a priest inside the temple premises.
According to the police, Amavasai (65) of Madurantakam assaulted priest Seshathiri (50) in front of the Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowment Board officials in the temple office room on Tuesday. He also warned the priest of dire consequences.
The priest lodged a complaint with the police on Wednesday.
The police have registered a case under Sec.323 and 506 of the IPC.