FIR filed against Anbumani Ramadoss

The Brahmadesam police in Villupuram district have filed a First Information Report invoking Section 153A of the Indian Penal Code against former Union Health Minister and PMK youth wing leader Anbumani Ramadoss for making an allegedly inflammatory speech.

Police sources told The Hindu that the case was booked against him on the charges of uttering words intended to cause disharmony or feelings of enmity between castes and communities. The reference was to remarks he made at a press conference held in Chennai on May 1.

Dr. Anbumani is in Puzhal prison in Chennai. — Special Correspondent