City Police Commissioner K.C. Mahali ordered the detention of
S. Kozhi alias Prakash alias Kozhi Prakash (26) under the Goondas Act on Saturday.
He was arrested on January 31, 2013 in a case related to charges of attempt to murder Palanivel during the Mariamman festival along with four of his gang members.
A case was registered by the Alagapuram police and was lodged at the Salem Central Prison. A release from the city police said that for the last five years he was involved in attempt to murder case, damage to public property and causing disturbance to the public peace.