Unidentified miscreants hurled petrol bombs at the residence of popular comedian and former Mylapore MLA S Ve Shekher at Mandaveli area in Chennai on late Monday night.
According to sources, the otherwise calm neighbourhood witnessed tense moments after a huge sound disturbed the sleep of many on Monday midnight.
When residents and inmates of Shekher’s house came out after hearing the sound, they saw a car in front of the actor’s residence damaged in the attack.
The Police department was immediately alerted and higher officials rushed to the spot and conducted thorough investigation. Teams have been formed to nab culprits and security has been given to Shekher’s house, sources add.