New Delhi: The central executive on Tuesday issued a notification and passed over the Tuticorin case associated with the custodial deaths of father-son duo Jayaraj and Fenix to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI). The Tamil Nadu executive had previous advised the Madras High Court that it sought after to let the CBI take over the case of custodial deaths. Also Read – Tamil Nadu Board Class 12 Exams 2020: Result Not Announced, Decision to be Taken Soon
Following Chief Minister Ok Palaniswami’s letter to Home Minister Amit Shah asking for a probe by way of the Central company into the deaths of Jeyaraj and Bennicks, “the Central government has now issued a notification (on CBI taking over the investigation into the case),” an authentic unencumber in Chennai said. Also Read – Coronavirus: As Week 1 of Unlock 2.0 Nears End, Here’s Where 3 Worst-Hit States End
Currently, the CB-CID was once dealing with the case as in keeping with the course of the Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court. The CB-CID arrested 5 police group of workers thus far, together with an inspector. Also Read – Kerala Gold Smuggling Case: In Letter to PM, Congress Leader Calls For CBI Probe
The incident dates again to June 19, when 59-year-old P Jayaraj and his 31-year-old son Bennicks (Fenix) have been picked up by way of the Sathankulam police in Thoothukoodi district of Tamil Nadu for allegedly violating lockdown tips by way of holding their cellular phone store open over industry hours.
They have been brutally thrashed whilst in custody, submit mortem studies and eye-witnesses published. Eyewitnesses had additionally alleged that they have been stripped bare, their knees have been smashed and their chest hair was once ripped out. They additional claimed that the law enforcement officials inserted steel items into the sufferers’ rectum leaving them bleeding until their lungis needed to be modified seven instances in about five hours.
The duo died at a medical institution in Kovilpatti on June 23.
The incident blew up on social media platforms when the scoop in their dying broke out on June 23. It prompted a nation-wide furore after the relations got here prematurely in regards to the harassment on the Sathankulam police station by way of police group of workers previous.
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