Mr. AK Viswanathan, IPS, Commissioner of Police, Chennai.
I am Dr. V. Suresh, Advocate, and human rights activist. I am also the National General Secretary, People's Union for Civil Liberties (PUCL).
I am writing this message bringing to your attention the action of Inspector Devaraj of Taramani PS in detaining a team of water rights activists belonging to Arappor Iyakkam who were visiting the Kallukuttai Eri (lake) in Perungudi as part of a Citizen's Audit of the lake.
The citizen volunteers of Arappor Iyakkam for some months have been involved in a citizens audit of water bodies in ...