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Preacher from Puthagaram held for defamatory video on Islam

Personnel from the Puzhal police station on Tuesday arrested Sivakumar, 52, a preacher from Puthagaram, for releasing a video on YouTube video with derogatory remarks against Islam. Basha, a functionary of theManithaneya Makkal Katchi, lodged the complaint.

Last January, he had released a video insulting Hindu gods and was arrested for it. He had come out on bail recently, the police said. On Tuesday, he was produced before a court and remanded in judicial custody.


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