Protests in Tamil Nadu town against ‘Prophet cartoon’

September 2nd, 2008 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS  

Vellore, Sep 2 (IANS) The police resorted to baton charge thrice in this Tamil Nadu town Tuesday to disperse a group of people who were protesting against a Tamil daily that had allegedly published a cartoon of Prophet Mohammed Monday. The police also arrested an empolyee of the daily.

After the protest and the baton charge, there was tension in Vellore and neighbouring towns like Chengam and Tiruvanamalai, the police said.

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