FIR against Vaiko for pro-LTTE speech

April 10th, 2009 - 12:56 am ICT by IANS  

Chennai, April 9 (IANS) MDMK leader Vaiko, a known Tamil Tiger sympathiser, faces police action over his alleged inflammatory speech supporting the banned Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE).
An FIR was filed Thursday against Vaiko, a day after he warned of a bloodbath in Tamil Nadu if LTTE chief Prabhakaran was harmed.

“Charges have been made against Vaiko for spreading disaffection among people and speaking against the banned LTTE,” an official, at North Beach police station where the FIR was registered, told IANS.

Vaiko Wednesday said: “Prabhakaran lives in the hearts of Tamils. Tamils all over the world do not want even a small harm happening to him. If anything happens to him there will be a bloodbath in Tamil Nadu,” he said.

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