VCK activists arrested for attempt to burn effigy

Nine Viduthalai Chiruthaigal Katchi (VCK) activists were arrested on Saturday when they attempted to burn an effigy of Sri Lankan Minister Champika Ranawaka.

Last Updated: Jun 23, 2012, 16:01 PM IST

Coimbatore: Nine Viduthalai Chiruthaigal Katchi (VCK) activists were arrested on Saturday when they attempted to burn an effigy of Sri Lankan Minister Champika Ranawaka protesting against his reported warning of a backlash against Tamils in the island country.
The activists raised slogans against the Minister and also the Sri Lankan Government for continuing "attacks" on Tamil Nadu fishermen, police said.
Police took them into custody and foiled the attempt to burn the effigy.

PTI