Tuticorin custodial death: DMK hits out at AIADMK govt, announces Rs 25 lakh aid to kin

Press Trust of India

DMK president MK Stalin introduced a solatium of Rs 25 lakh to the household of a father-son duo who died on June 23. The duo was arrested for ‘violating’ lockdown norms. Their family members alleged that each of them had been severely thrashed by police personnel earlier.

Whereas Bennicks (proper) fell in poor health and died on the Kovilpatti Basic Hospital on June 22, his father died on the morning of June 23. (Photograph: Twitter)

The DMK on Friday focused the AIADMK authorities over the loss of life of a father-son duo after alleged torture by police in Tuticorin district, accusing it of permitting the personnel to take “regulation into their very own arms”.

DMK president MK Stalin additionally introduced a solatium of Rs 25 lakh to the household of the 2.

The alleged brutal assault on the 2 males days in the past by police was “a results of the AIADMK authorities permitting them to take regulation into their very own arms at a time after they have to make sure the protection of the general public through the lockdown,” he alleged in a press release.

P Jayaraj and his on Fennix, arrested for ‘violating’ lockdown norms over enterprise hours of their cellphone store, died at a hospital in Kovilpatti on June 23, with the family members alleging that they had been severely thrashed on the Sathankulam police station by police personnel earlier.

The incident had triggered a furore within the state, resulting in the suspension of 4 policemen, together with two sub-inspectors.

Stalin, Chief of the Opposition within the state Meeting, stated all these chargeable for the alleged ‘barbarity’ ought to get powerful punishment and his social gathering would help all authorized motion for it.

Expressing sympathies to the spouse of Jayaraj, he introduced Rs 25 lakh monetary help to the household by the DMK.

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