The circumstance of a father and son who died in Tamil Nadu’s Tuticorin after allegations of police brutality in custody will be handed about to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) for investigation, Chief Minister E Palaniswami claimed these days. The controversial case sparked substantial outrage throughout the place following the father and son have been allegedly tortured by the police right before being sent to jail for apparently retaining their shop open past permissible hours throughout lockdown.
“The govt has made the decision to have a CBI probe. We would hand above the case to CBI with permission from the Madras Higher Courtroom. We would do this through the upcoming hearing. Presently the Madras High Courtroom is probing on its personal,” the main minister said.
J Jayaraj, 59, and Beniks Immanuel, 31, were subjected to brutal torture in police custody, a letter from Jayaraj’s spouse to govt officials states. She has demanded motion against the policemen associated in the situation which has been compared to the dying of George Floyd in the United States.
The state’s opposition DMK get together experienced mentioned they will ask for for a CBI probe into the fatalities in court if the point out federal government does not look into it correctly, social gathering chief MK Stalin explained on Saturday.
E Palaniswami and his deputy O Pannerselvam had in a assertion identified as the fatalities “”extremely unfortunate” and vowed justice in the situation.