The Tamil Nadu Government on Tuesday night handed over the Pollachi sex scandal to the CBI hours after entrusting it to the Crime Branch CID following accusations that AIADMK big wigs were connected with it.
The Pollachi police have arrested four in connection with the sex scandal involving luring of school and college girls by the gang through Facebook, molest them and blackmail through videos. The four main accused, including Thirunavakkarasu, are in judicial custody
Besides, the police have arrested four other persons, including the Amma Peravai functionary M Nagaraj on the charge of threatening the brother of a 19-year-old college girl who brought the scandal to light by lodging a complaint.
Tamil Nadu Assembly Speaker Pollachi Jayaraman has denied any involvement while the girl and her brother have said they were emboldened by him to go to police.