Don't arrest 'Sarkar' director till Nov 27: HC to police
Chennai: The Madras High Court Friday restrained police from arresting director of Tamil film "Sarkar" A R Murugadoss till November 27 on complaints related to some scenes opposed by the ruling AIADMK in the state.
Poster of Sarkar
Justice G K Ilanthiraiyan passed the interim order on the anticipatory bail petition filed by Murugadoss, who apprehended arrest over complaints filed in connection with the "objectionable" scenes.
AIADMK workers staged protests against the film Thursday after several ministers took exception to scenes in the film criticising welfare schemes and a reference to late chief minister J Jayalalithaa.
When the petition came up for hearing, police informed the judge that only preliminary investigation was being conducted on the complaints against Murugadoss.