Tamil Nadu: Ex Minister Manikandan arrested over se*ual assault complaint by actress
M Manikandan, a former AIADMK minister, was arrested in Bengaluru by Chennai City Police for charged with assaulting a TV actress. He was trying to evade arrest after the Madras High Court denied him anticipatory bail, according to Tamil Nadu Police. The actress alleged the former minister of lying about his intentions to marry her and of sexually abusing her. She claimed to have been in a five-year relationship with the minister. She provided evidence in the form of photos and videos to substantiate her claims.
M Manikandan had earlier worked in former CM Jayalalitha's cabinet.