Documentary maker seeks advance bail

Documentary maker and lawyer K. Divya on Wednesday filed a petition seeking anticipatory bail before the Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court. Ms. Divya is known for her critically acclaimed documentary on manual scavenging

Ms. Divya, who is currently working on a documentary titled
Orutharum Varela
, on the plight of the people affected by Cyclone Ockhi, alleged harassment by police personnel. She said following the release of the trailer of her documentary, 15 policemen dressed in plainclothes searched her house.

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