Two All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam workers, including Sarada (45), secretary of the Vellore urban AIADMK women’s wing, were arrested by the Vellore South Police here on Thursday in connection with assault charges.
According to police, Sarada lodged a complaint that she was abused and assaulted by Suresh Babu (44), AIADMK worker and office assistant in the Vellore MLA’s office, when she was cleaning the premises in front of the office to prepare for the celebration of the birthday of the party founder MGR on January 18. She underwent treatment at the Government Pentland Hospital, Vellore, for injuries sustained.
Suresh Babu had also lodged a complaint against Sarada that she too assaulted him. The Vellore South Police arrested both Sarada and Suresh Babu on Thursday under Section 160 (punishment for committing affray) of the IPC and produced them before the Judicial Magistrate-1, Vellore, who released them on bail.