FIR filed against woman for spreading rumours about Tamilnadu C
CHENNAI: AIADMK IT wing tweeted yesterday confirming that an FIR has been filed against Tamilachi, an NRI residing in France, for spreading alleged rumours on Jayalalithaa's health.
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa was admitted to Apollo hospital on 22nd September as she was suffering from high fever. Though an official press statement was released from the hospital the next day, which claimed that her fever has subsided and is back to normalcy and would be kept under observation for a few more days, no other credible report on her health has yet been released.
Earlier a rumour began to spread that she is suffering from breathing difficulty caused by pulmonary edema. Some even went overboard and began to spread rumours that she has entered comatose and shall not recover.
Two days back, Tamil Nadu Police gave a warning stating that stern actions would be taken against rumour mongers trying to cause panic in the society and urged people not to believe in such false news.
In the meantime, a woman posted a detailed message on Facebook stating that Jayalalithaa has already died.
Tamilachi, currently residing in France, on 29th September posted that Jayalalithaa had passed away under mysterious circumstances. "I heard from reliable sources that Tamil Nadu Chief Minister had passed away two days ago and I'm sharing this info with extreme courage".
Based on a complaint by AIADMK party men, Chennai Police have filed a complaint as an initial step to curb rumours. The hospital authorities still maintain that Jayalalithaa is well.
CM Jayalalithaa under observation, to be discharged in few days.
Tamilachi has actively posted earlier on Infosys techie Swathi's murder as well claiming that Ramkumar, the accused was innocent and that Swathi's murder was a dis-honour killing.
Tamilachi, as a reply to the FIR stated on Facebook that she is happy to hear about the Tamil Nadu Police move and is waiting to be interrogated by French police so that the truth might come out.