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RJ says she deleted video of TN custodia death after being threatened by cops

A radio jockey who’ posted a social media message about the alleged police torture in the recent Tuticorin custodial deaths in Tamil Nadu has taken down the video. She said she was asked to do so by the state police. The case was later handed over to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI). RJ Suchitra...

CBI takes over TN custodial death case, registers two FIRs

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI has taken over the investigations into the gruesome killing of a father-son duo after alleged torture by police personnel at Sathankulam Police Station in Tuticorin district of Tamil Nadu, officials said on Wednesday. The CBI has dispatched a special team to conduct the probe in which several Tamil Nadu...

Enough grounds to prosecute cops for murder: Madras HC on custodial deaths

The Madras High Court on Tuesday noted that based on initial post mortem reports, there were grounds to charge the policemen of the Sattnakulam police station with murder for the deaths of a man and his son arrested in Sattankulam, Tamil Nadu on June 22. The two—P Jayaraj and J Bennicks—had died after alleged torture...

TN govt to transfer probe into father-son death due to alleged police torture to CBI

The Tamil Nadu government has decided to transfer the probe into the death of a father-son duo, alleged victims of police torture in Tuticorin district, to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), Chief Minister K Palaniswami said on Sunday. The government’s decision will be informed to the Madras High Court, which is seized of the...