Staff Reporter

CHENNAI: The Madras High Court has directed the Assistant Commissioner of Police, Washermenpet, to register a case against Royapuram Mano, the Congress candidate for R.K. Nagar seat, and investigate the allegations levelled against him by S. Thiyagarajan. Justice M. Jeyapaul was passing orders on the criminal original petition filed by Mr.

False declarations

Thiyagarajan, who alleged that Mr. Mano had made certain false declarations for obtaining a gun licence.

Mr. Mano failed to convince the Chennai Commissioner of Police, and furnished incorrect information before the Madurai Commissioner and obtained a gun licence.

He alleged that the city police had not registered any case against Mr. Mano based on his complaint, dated July 18, 2005.