Pa Ranjith questions DMK government, media on Armstrong’s murder

The filmmaker said the police are also considering the incident as a revenge murder, and are "interested" in closing the case based on the confessional statements of those who had surrendered.

BySouth First Desk

Published Jul 09, 2024 | 1:45 PMUpdatedJul 09, 2024 | 1:45 PM

Director Pa Ranjith (left) and the slain BSP leader K Armstrong. (Supplied)

Launching a broadside against the ruling DMK in Tamil Nadu, filmmaker Pa Ranjith questioned the government’s commitment to protecting Dalits and their leaders. Referring to the murder of BSP state president K Armstrong, Ranjith said that police were going by the confessional statements of eight people who had surrendered after the murder and not probing further.

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