Trichy: The city police registered six cases against unknown people for erecting flags for Congress candidate S Thirunavukkarasar’s campaign in the city on Monday. The Woraiyur police registered two cases for putting up flag poles of Congress, DMK and their alliance parties on Woraiyur main road and Kura street on Monday.
The Thillai Nagar police also filed two FIRs against unknown people under TNOPPD Act for failing to get permission to install flag poles on Pattabiraman street, General Bazaar, Alwar Thoppu and Thillai Nagar. The Cantonment police also filed a case for erecting flag poles on the wall of a tea stall in Othakadai in Trichy.
The government hospital police booked unknown people for putting up the flag poles near Arul hospital in Vannarapettai in the city. The case was booked under Tamil Nadu open places (prevention of disfigurement) (TNOPPD) Act for not obtaining prior permission from the election department as per the model code of conduct and causing nuisance to the general public. The names of the accused were not mentioned in the case.