Santhosh, a resident of Keezh Iruppu village was arrested by the cybercrime branch on Friday for his social media posts linking the ministers to Nirmala Devi, assistant professor at the Devanga Arts College in Aruppukottai.
Nirmala Devi was arrested on April 16, a day after an audio clip went viral on the social media, in which she purportedly sought to persuade girls to consider extending sexual favours to senior officials of the Madurai Kamaraj University, to which the college is affiliated.
Police said they had studied his posts on Facebook and confirmed that they were defamatory in nature before arresting him.
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