The accused, Balu is a worker of Thanthai Periyar Dravidar Kazhagam(TDPK).
A petrol bomb was hurled at the BJP's office in Coimbatore by unidentified miscreants on Wednesday morning after the statue of social reformer Periyar (EVR Ramasamy) was vandalised in Vallore just like Vladimir Lenin's statue in Tripura.
Meanwhile, after incidents of toppling of statues have been reported from certain parts of the country, The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has asked the states that they must take all necessary measures to prevent such incidents.
Taking serious notes of such incidents of vandalism, the MHA said that any Persons indulging in such acts must be sternly dealt with and booked under relevant provisions of law. (ANI)