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AIADMK member held in 2019 Pollachi sexual assault case

Those arrested on Thursday were identified as K Arulanantham, 34, the AIADMK’s Pollachi town students’ wing secretary, Haron Paul, 29, ‘Bike’ Balu, 27, a second-hand bike dealer, police officials said.
During the investigation, it was revealed that a network of men sexually assaulted close to 50 women.
During the investigation, it was revealed that a network of men sexually assaulted close to 50 women.
Published on Jan 07, 2021 06:14 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chennai | ByDivya Chandrababu

AIADMK govt conspired to save Pollachi sexual abuse case accused: MK Stalin

Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam’s chief MK Stalin said that due to the government’s lethargic approach, Pollachi case accused Sabari Rajan and Thirunavukkarasu would get bail at any time
Members of various Tamil organisations hold placards and raise slogans during a protest against the Pollachi sex scandal, in Chennai(PTI Photo)
Members of various Tamil organisations hold placards and raise slogans during a protest against the Pollachi sex scandal, in Chennai(PTI Photo)
Published on Nov 03, 2019 12:54 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chennai | ByM Manikandan

Charge sheet filed in Tamil Nadu’s Pollachi scandal

The agency has, however, not been able to identify the exact number of victims who were raped, videographed and blackmailed by the gang.
A CBI officer, requesting anonymity, said a lot of girls/women were not ready to come forward and lodge complaints for fear that their identities would be exposed.(HT Photo)
A CBI officer, requesting anonymity, said a lot of girls/women were not ready to come forward and lodge complaints for fear that their identities would be exposed.(HT Photo)
Updated on May 24, 2019 10:08 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

Fifth accused in Pollachi case surrenders, sent to judicial custody

The development has come weeks after the CBI took over the probe into the alleged sexual assault case in Pollachi town of Tamil Nadu’s Coimbatore district.
College students and women from several organisations hold placards as they stage a protest urging the government to act immediately on Pollachi's sexual assault incident, in Madurai.(PTI)
College students and women from several organisations hold placards as they stage a protest urging the government to act immediately on Pollachi's sexual assault incident, in Madurai.(PTI)
Published on May 13, 2019 11:55 PM IST
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Chennai | ByM Manikandan

159 students held from Pollachi resort for drug abuse

According to police, a large number of college students, mostly from Kerala, gathered at the Agri Nest resort in Pollachi on Friday to party.
A total of 159 students were taken into custody from an unlicenced resort in Tamil Nadu’s Pollachi early on Saturday for drug abuse, police said.
A total of 159 students were taken into custody from an unlicenced resort in Tamil Nadu’s Pollachi early on Saturday for drug abuse, police said.
Updated on May 04, 2019 06:36 PM IST
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Chennai | ByIndo-Asian News Service

CBI takes over Pollachi sex scandal probe in Tamil Nadu

The CBI will probe sexual assault and extortion of women and college students across Tamil Nadu by the gang on Pollachi town in Coimbatore district.
College students and women from several organisations hold placards as they stage a protest urging the government to act immediately on Pollachi's sexual assault incident, in Madurai on March 18, 2019.(PTI FILE PHOTO)
College students and women from several organisations hold placards as they stage a protest urging the government to act immediately on Pollachi's sexual assault incident, in Madurai on March 18, 2019.(PTI FILE PHOTO)
Updated on Apr 28, 2019 12:32 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chennai | ByMC Rajan

Lok Sabha 2019 constituency: AIADMK looks to register hat-trick of wins in Pollachi

The AIADMK and the BJP are now part of an alliance in Tamil Nadu. The AIADMK has once again chosen Mahendran as its candidate. His main adversary is K Shanmugasundaram of the DMK.
AIADMK won in Pollachi both in 2009 and 2014, and will look to win again in 2019 with the BJP, which came second in 2014.(REUTERS)
AIADMK won in Pollachi both in 2009 and 2014, and will look to win again in 2019 with the BJP, which came second in 2014.(REUTERS)
Published on Apr 14, 2019 01:30 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

19-year-old girl found dead near Pollachi

The officer further said that the girl was studying the second year in a private college at Coimbatore. The victim’s body was sent to Coimbatore Medical College Hospital for an autopsy.
19-year-old girl found dead near Pollachi. (Representative Image)(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
19-year-old girl found dead near Pollachi. (Representative Image)(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Updated on Apr 07, 2019 01:32 AM IST
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Chennai | ByM Manikandan

Airaa movie review: Nayanthara starrer is an emotional horror drama with bland thrills

Airaa is far more emotional than Nayanthara’s other two horror films such as Maya and Dora but that is what makes the film standout. However, it is as a horror flick that it fails.
Airaa stars Nayanthara in a double role.
Airaa stars Nayanthara in a double role.
Updated on Jun 19, 2019 09:59 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByKarthik Kumar

Political storm brews over Pollachi scandal

The February 12, 2019 sexual assault of a 19-year old in Pollachi by four men, and the graphic videos of the gang rape of other young women by the same group of men that surfaced earlier this month have shocked Tamil Nadu. Pollachi’s pain is bigger.
Members of various Tamil organisations hold placards and raise slogans during a protest against the Pollachi sex scandal, in Chennai, Friday, March 15, 2019.(PTI photo)
Members of various Tamil organisations hold placards and raise slogans during a protest against the Pollachi sex scandal, in Chennai, Friday, March 15, 2019.(PTI photo)
Updated on Mar 25, 2019 10:11 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByTR Vivek

Court pulls up Tamil Nadu govt for revealing Pollachi sexual abuse victim’s identity

The Madras high court rebuked the Tamil Nadu government and Coimbatore police on Friday for revealing the identity of a sex abuse survivor in the town of Pollachi.
Members of various Tamil organisations hold placards and raise slogans during a protest against the Pollachi sex scandal in Chennai, Friday.(PTI)
Members of various Tamil organisations hold placards and raise slogans during a protest against the Pollachi sex scandal in Chennai, Friday.(PTI)
Published on Mar 15, 2019 11:48 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chennai | ByMC Rajan

Cops book MK Stalin’s son-in-law booked for spreading rumours on AIADMK

Chennai City Police filed a case against Sabareesan Vedamurthy, son-in-law of DMK president MK Stalin, on charge of spreading rumours alleging involvement of AIADMK functionaries in the issue.
Chennai City Police filed a case against Sabareesan Vedamurthy, son-in-law of DMK president MK Stalin, on charge of spreading rumours alleging involvement of AIADMK functionaries in the issue.(AFP)
Chennai City Police filed a case against Sabareesan Vedamurthy, son-in-law of DMK president MK Stalin, on charge of spreading rumours alleging involvement of AIADMK functionaries in the issue.(AFP)
Updated on Mar 16, 2019 08:42 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chennai | ByMC Rajan

Woman fights off leopard in Tamil Nadu’s Valparai to save daughter

Muthulakshmi hit the leopard so hard with the firewood that the animal let go of the girl and fled into the jungle, the police said.
Police say the woman’s daughter sustained injuries on the neck and was taken to the government hospital in Pollachi.(HT File Photo)
Police say the woman’s daughter sustained injuries on the neck and was taken to the government hospital in Pollachi.(HT File Photo)
Updated on May 26, 2018 05:48 PM IST
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