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HC restrains police from acting against Baalu, Maran in SC/ST case


The Madras High Court on Saturday restrained the Coimbatore police from taking coercive action against DMK MPs T.R. Baalu and Dayanidhi Maran till Friday in two different cases booked against them under the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act of 1989.

Justice M. Nirmal Kumar granted the interim relief following petitions filed by the MPs to quash the cases and grant anticipatory bail to them.

While Mr. Baalu wanted the case booked by Thudialur police to be quashed, Mr. Maran insisted upon quashing the case booked by Coimbatore city police.

The judge held a special sitting ...


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