Banner death: AIADMK ex-Councillor sent to judicial custody

Chennai: Alandur court today ordered that former AIADMK Councillor Jayagopal should be kept in judicial custody till 11 October.

Jayagopal who was arrested at Krishnagiri Friday was presented before the court today. Jayagopal has accepted that he was at fault for keeping the banners.

Police were on the hunt for Jayagopal after a banner erected by him on a median in Pallikaranai fell on Subhasri, a techie, resulting in a road accident in which she died on the spot on 12 September.

NT Bureau