Non-bailable arrest warrant for Vijay!!
June 10, 2006
A non-bailable arrest warrant has been issued for actor Vijay, director Perarasu, actor Bhaskar and producer A.M. Ratnam.Sivakasi, which was released for Diwali last year had Vijay and Asin in the lead. Produced by A.M. Ratnam and directed by Perarasu, the film was a big hit.
However, it raised a storm over scenes apparently deriding lawyers. The legal fraternity all over Tamil nadu took up the issue and several cases were filed against all the four.
A case was filed in the Arcot district court and summons were issued to Vijay, Bhaskar, Ratnam and Perarasu. While the case came up for hearing on June 7, none of them was present. Hence, an arrest warrant has been issued. Petitioner Nandakumar said that the four had not appeared even once for hearings or sought leave from personal appearance. Therefore, the warrant has been issued.
The case has been posted for July 7.When contacted director Perarasu denied any knowledge of any such summons. Vijay is closeted with his lawyers about his next step.
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