Villagers blocked traffic near Thimiri demanding release of the husband of a woman panchayat president arrested in connection with a group clash.

Raji, husband of Saroja, panchayat president of Vanakkambadi, was arrested in connection with a clash that sparked during village temple festival on Tuesday. Supporters of Raji blocked traffic on Arcot-Arani road on Wednesday. Four persons have been arrested in this connection.

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