Cabinet to write off  loan of deceased youth

 The Cabinet on Wednesday decided to write off the bank loan amounting to `5.73 lakh taken by Vineesh, who died in police custody in 2015 at age 32. 

Published: 07th December 2017 01:39 AM  |   Last Updated: 07th December 2017 09:55 AM   |  A+A-

By Express News Service

KOCHI: The Cabinet on Wednesday decided to write off the bank loan amounting to `5.73 lakh taken by Vineesh, who died in police custody in 2015 at age 32. Vineesh was arrested by the Elamakkara Police on March 18, 2015 and remanded by the Aluva Judicial First Class Magistrate Court. He was sent to Viyyur Central Jail. The prison authorities then moved him to the Government Mental Health Centre in Thrissur after he showed withdrawal symptoms and uneasiness.

He was later admitted to Thrissur Medical College Hospital where he died on March 21. Vineesh’s parents and local residents in Elamakkara had demanded an inquiry into his death, alleging he died after cops tortured him in custody. 

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