TN police arrest 4, including BJP leader, for threatening seer

Dharmapuram Aadheenam is a revered Saivite monastic institution situated in the town of Mayiladuthurai, Tamil Nadu.

BySouth First Desk

Published Feb 29, 2024 | 8:35 PMUpdatedFeb 29, 2024 | 8:35 PM

BJP leader K Agoram (left), Masillamani Desiga Gnanasambanda Swamigal, Dharmapuram Aadheenam (right).

Tamil Nadu police have arrested four individuals, including a BJP functionary, for allegedly threatening Masillamani Desiga Gnanasambanda Swamigal, 27th Guru Maha Sannidham of Dharmapuram Aadheenam. They allegedly demanded money, threatening to release alleged pornographic videos should he not comply. The spiritual institution gained national attention in the past as it participated in the Sengol installation event in Parliament.

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