49 cases of human rights violation were lodged against various police departments across the country. However, chargesheets were filed against just eight police personnel.
The judge observed that on June 19, 2020, the accused took Jeyaraj to the police station.
The Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court sought response from the State government on fresh allegations of police brutality raised by a an executive trustee of a Madurai-based NGO.
The victim’s family had a property dispute with former AIADMK commerce wing secretaryThirumanavel.
AIADMK functionary Thirumanavel with the instigation of the inspector, abducted Selvan in his car, beat him black and blue at a secluded place.
On May 6 this year, Saini, along with six other police officers, was booked in a 29-year-old case of custodial torture of former CITCO employee Balwant Singh Multani.
He also denied the allegations that the petitioner was seriously injured and was denied medical treatment. Raja suffered only few abrasions on his hand and back, the inspector claimed.
The CB-CID police have acted based on the direction by the Madurai Bench of Madras High Court on March 2.
The CBCID police took the action 33 months after the incident occurred based on a direction from the Madurai Bench of Madras High Court
Yakobu Raj, hailing from Meerankulam, was booked under sections 294(b) (uttering filth), 387 (extortion) and 506(ii) (criminal intimidation) of the IPC, based on a complaint given by Mahendran.
The family members of the deceased man accused the police station of thrashing him severely leading to his death.
Thoothukudi SP S Jeyakumar handed over the case details to Tirunelveli DSP of CB-CID Anil Kumar on Wednesday.
Justice R Pongiappan passed the order following a petition filed by Arunachalam's wife Jamuna Bai.
“The next morning, SI Balakrishnan thrashed me on buttocks until I bled. Three hours later, Ragu beat me up even as I was bleeding.
CB-CID sleuths inquired the volunteers and police personnel, including a special sub-inspector, who were present at Sathankulam station when the two traders were beaten up on June 19.