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TN: Two film directors held for supporting LTTE

October 25, 2008 09:57 IST

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After Marumalarchi Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam leader Vaiko, Tamil film directors Seeman and Ameer were on Friday arrested on charges of making inflamatory speeches during a rally taken out by the cinema industry in support of Sri Lankan Tamils at Rameswaram on October 19.

Police said the two will be taken to Rameswaram for further interrogation.

Earlier, the two directors participated in a 'human chain' in Chennai called for by the state's ruling Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam to prevail upon the Centre to ensure a ceasefire between Sri Lankan government and the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam.

The arrest of the directors comes close on the heels of the arrest of MDMK founder Vaiko and his party presidum chairman M Kannappan on Thursday for their pro-LTTE speeches at a public meething on Tuesday.

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