Chennai, Sep 27 (IANS) Two weeks after young techie R. Subasri was run over by a water tanker after an illegal banner fell on her while she was driving a two-wheeler, the leader of Tamil Nadu’s ruling AIADMK who had put the banner was arrested on Friday.
Jayagopal was arrested near Hosur in Krishnagiri district, police said.
The arrest comes after the Madras High Court had criticised the police for the delay in tracing Jayagopal and taking him into custody.
On September 12, Subhasri, 23, who worked in a software firm here, was run over by a water tanker after she fell down from her two-wheeler after being struck by the banner, put up as a part of wedding celebration of Jayagopal’s son, on a bustling street here.
Deputy Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam had attended the wedding.