The city police has filed a petition with Saidapet magistrate, seeking custody of film producer S Madhan, who was arrested in Tirupur on Monday.
According to reports, seven days custody of Madhan has been sought to interrogate him in the medical seat scam.
After five months of suspense and high drama, the police arrested producer S Madhan of Vendhar Movies on Sunday in Tirupur. With this, all the swirling rumours about his whereabouts have been put to rest.
Addressing mediapersons on Monday, Chennai Police Commissioner S. George said the police team had actually been tracking a woman suspected to be a close accomplice of Madhan.
Keeping a track of WhatsApp calls, the Tamil Nadu police made a major breakthrough on Monday, by arresting Madhan, whose mysterious disappearance for last several months landed SRM group chairman Pachamuthu behind bars.
The Chennai police nabbed Madhan from a house in Tirupur in western Tamil Nadu.
George said: “Madhan, having studied at the Marathwada Institute of Technology in Aurangabad, had good knowledge of varioius places in North India and kept changing his haunts.”