Coimbatore: Police on Thursday arrested a gang involved in movie piracy.

Satheesh, Shreeni and Bhuvanesh, who run the website Tamil Rockers, were arrested from Coimbatore by the anti-piracy cell led by DySP P Iqbal. 

The gang  used to copy Malayalam, Tamil and Telugu films as soon as it was released, to upload it on internet. 

An office of the gang functioned in Coimbatore for this purpose. There are reports that films were leaked and uploaded on Tamil torrent websites and that the gang have connections with the International piracy mafia. 

The investigation into the leaking of the malayalam film Pulimurugan led to the arrests.