MDMK leader Vaiko sent to 15-day judicial custody for his 2009 speech in support of LTTE

Marumalarchi Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (MDMK) leader V Gopalaswamy , also known as Vaiko, was today sent to jail for making a fiery speech in support of Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) way back in 2009.
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India TV Politics Desk New Delhi 03 Apr 2017, 05:02 PM

Marumalarchi Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (MDMK) leader V Gopalaswamy , also known as Vaiko, was today sent to jail for making a fiery speech in support of  Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) way back in  2009.

Vaiko has made it clear that he does not intend to apply for bail in this case.

Vaiko is accused of making pro-LTTE and anti-India statements during a demonstration in Chennai in 2009.

Vaiko had said that India will not remain a united country if the atrocities  against Tamils continued in Sri Lanka. 

 

He had also warned of a “bloodbath” in Tamil Nadu if “something” happened to LTTE leader V Prabhakaran in the offensive launched at that time by the Sri Lankan army in the island nation’s Tamil areas.

Vaiko, however, justified his speech saying he had only warned the government of the consequences and that too with a good intention.

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