Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu), Jul 17 (ANI): Statue of social activist, Periyar, was defaced after saffron colour was allegedly thrown on it in Coimbatore on July 17. The incident took place Sundarapuram. Following the incident, supporters of the South Indian social activist took to streets to protest against the dishonouring of the statue. A case has been registered at Kuniyamuthur Police Station against Arun Krishna, a worker of Bharat Sena, in connection with throwing of saffron colour on Periyar's status in Coimbatore. Krishna has surrendered before the police at Podanur Police Station.