An admin of a piracy site was reportedly arrested in Chennai on Tuesday evening, September 12. Arrested person was one of the admins of Tamilrockers, a popular torrent to illegally uploads South Indian movies.
The person named Gauri Shankar was taken into custody by Triplicane police. Vishal, the president of Producers’ Council and the secretary of the Nadigar Sangam, admitted that a person associated with a piracy site has been nabbed by police, but requested media to give him more time to give details about the arrest.”It is a significant breakthrough, and the police are investigating right now.
Later, people associated with film industry clarified that the person is not from Tamilrockers and from some other website. However, it is now being speculated that the arrested person is the admin of torrent site TamilGun.
The person who been arrested is named Gauri Shankar. A formal press meet regarding this will be held soon, and we will be able to disclose more details as we get. This sure looks like a major breakthrough in the process of curbing piracy.
Stay tuned for more news!