Tuticorin custodial deaths: Rajinikanth says these concerned in ‘brutal killing’ of father-son duo must be aptly punished
Rajinikanth additionally expressed shock over the ”inappropriate behaviour” of some policemen.
Rajinikanth on Wednesday described the custodial deaths of a Tutcorin father- son duo as a “brutal killing”. He expressed shock over the ”inappropriate behaviour” of some policemen with a Judicial Justice of the Peace (JM) probing the matter.
“#sathyama vidave koodathu (this shouldn’t be spared at any price),” the actor stated in a tweet. The hashtag in Tamil trended on Twitter minutes after he put up the publish with a picture of him, hanging a visibly offended pose.
“Whereas all the humanity has opposed the brutal killing of the daddy and son by torture, I used to be shocked on the method some policemen behaved and spoke in entrance of the (judicial) Justice of the Peace. All these concerned ought to get acceptable punishment. This shouldn’t be spared,” he stated, in line with Press Belief of India.
Right here is his tweet
— Rajinikanth (@rajinikanth) July 1, 2020
P Jayaraj and his son Bennicks, arrested for ”violating” lockdown norms over enterprise hours of their cellphone store, died at a hospital in Kovilpatti on 23 June, with their kinfolk alleging that they had been severely thrashed on the Sathankulam police station by the personnel earlier.
The incident has triggered a nation-wide furore, resulting in the suspension of 5 policemen, together with an inspector and two Sub-Inspectors. The previous SP is on obligatory wait.
Earlier, the Judicial Justice of the Peace probing the deaths had knowledgeable the Madras Excessive Courtroom (Madurai Bench) that police personnel on the Sathankulam station didn’t cooperate with him, at the same time as one of many constables made disparaging remarks towards him.
One other policeman had displayed “intimidating, macho physique language.” Subsequently, the court docket had summoned three policemen, together with an Extra SP, on Tuesday the place the constable who allegedly made the remarks towards the JM had submitted he spoke so by mistake since he was “overstressed.”
The court docket, which has taken up the case, had transferred the investigation to CB-CID until the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) takes over the probe. The Tamil Nadu authorities had on Monday transferred the probe to CBI.
(With inputs from Press Belief of India)
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