Darshan’s irate fans demand his release

After actor Darshan was arrested by the city police early Friday morning on charges of assaulting and torturing his wife Vijayalakshmi, large crowd of his fans and supporters, gathered outside the Vijayanagar Police Station where the actor was lodged. The frenzied fans demanded his release from police custody but also threw stones at three BMTC buses, damaging them. The police had to use their batons to control the more unruly elements. The city police, anticipating the arrival of Darshan’s fans from different parts of Old Mysore region, are stepping up security outside the house of Vijayalakshmi’s parents in Bapujinagar.