Theni: A DMK functionary who contested
against AIADMK chief J Jayalalithaa in Andipatti constituency
in the 2006 Tamil Nadu Assembly elections was on Thursday remanded
to judicial custody for allegedly ransacking a polling booth
in the constituency, police said.
Seeman, 52, a DMK functionary, was arrested in Chennai
yesterday and brought here today, police said.
He had been issued several warrants by the judicial
magistrate here to appear before the court in connection with
the case but as he did not appear, Magistrate Sundararajan had
issued an arrest warrant on Feb 3, 2011, they said.
Following his arrest, the magistrate remanded him to 15
days judicial custody, they said.
Seeman had been booked under various sections, including
353 (Assault or criminal force to deter public servant from
discharge of his duty) and 506 (I)(Criminal intimidation) of
the IPC, they said.