Both were allegedly spreading rumours about Jayalalithaa’s health on Facebook.

Two more arrested for spreading rumours about Jayalalithaas health
news Social media Friday, October 14, 2016 - 10:52

Two more people have been arrested on Thursday in Tamil Nadu for allegedly spreading rumours about Chief Minister Jayalalithaa’s health through the social media.

Police arrested T Thirumaniselvam, (28), who hails from Thoothukudi district and works in Indian Overseas Bank and S Balasundaram, (42), from Pammal, who works at a private company in Alwarpet, reports The New Indian Express.

Thirumaniselvam was arrested after a complaint was filed by M Barath Babu of the  AIADMK’s IT Wing, while Balu was held after a complaint by C Hariprabu at the Madipakkam police station. Both were allegedly spreading rumours about Jayalalithaa’s health on Facebook.

On Monday, Chennai Crime Branch had arrested two people, Satish Sharma from Namakkal and P Madasamy from Madurai. In total, police have registered cases against 55 people for spreading rumours about the CM’s health. 

 

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