Staff Reporter

MADURAI: The Madras High Court Bench here has permitted Janata Party president Subramanian Swamy to take his security guards into the court premises whenever he comes to argue a case.

In a communication dated March 16, Sk. Ameerjan, Registrar (Administration) of the Bench, said Dr. Swamy’s plea had been accepted with a requisition to make the gunmen wait outside the court hall during his appearance.

Dr. Swamy wrote to the High Court on March 10 stating that he was under ‘Z’ category security cover provided by the Centre.

His personal assistant K. Venkataraman handed over the letter to the Registrar on March 12.