They said as roads were crowded at the time with people entering and leaving the railway station, Mugilan might have got into a vehicle and left without anyone noticing.
The documentary charged the police with deliberately planning the attack on protestors.When he went missing soon after, civil rights activists had expressed the fear that he had fallen foul of the police.
Some associates of Mugilan claimed he had some personal issues, but others said this was just a canard spread to through people off track.
Information which helps to trace him will be honoured with a reward.
He never made it to Madurai.CB-CID personnel have circulated pamphlets and put up posters at places where crowds gather in the city, including at Egmore and Chennai Central railway stations.The poster reads: ‘Police – CB-CID announcement; Missing – 15.02.2019 environment activist Mukilan came to Chennai Egmore railway station to board Chennai-Madurai Mahal Express train and then he disappeared.
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