Rajinikanth additionally expressed shock over the ”inappropriate behaviour” of some policemen.
Rajinikanth on Wednesday described the custodial deaths of a Tutcorin father- son duo as a “brutal killing”. He expressed shock over the ”inappropriate behaviour” of some policemen with a Judicial Magistrate (JM) probing the matter.
“#sathyama vidave koodathu (this shouldn’t be spared at any value),” the actor mentioned in a tweet. The hashtag in Tamil trended on Twitter minutes after he put up the put up with a picture of him, putting a visibly indignant pose.
“While the entire humanity has opposed the brutal killing of the father and son by torture, I was shocked at the way some policemen behaved and spoke in front of the (judicial) magistrate. All those involved should get appropriate punishment. This should not be spared,” he mentioned, in keeping with Press Trust of India.
Here is his tweet
— Rajinikanth (@rajinikanth) July 1, 2020
P Jayaraj and his son Bennicks, arrested for ”violating” lockdown norms over enterprise hours of their cellphone store, died at a hospital in Kovilpatti on 23 June, with their family members alleging that they had been severely thrashed on the Sathankulam police station by the personnel earlier.
The incident has triggered a nation-wide furore, resulting in the suspension of 5 policemen, together with an inspector and two Sub-Inspectors. The former SP is on obligatory wait.
Earlier, the Judicial Magistrate probing the deaths had knowledgeable the Madras High Court (Madurai Bench) that police personnel on the Sathankulam station didn’t cooperate with him, at the same time as one of many constables made disparaging remarks in opposition to him.
Another policeman had displayed “intimidating, macho body language.” Subsequently, the court docket had summoned three policemen, together with an Additional SP, on Tuesday the place the constable who allegedly made the remarks in opposition to the JM had submitted he spoke so by mistake since he was “overstressed.”
The court docket, which has taken up the case, had transferred the investigation to CB-CID until the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) takes over the probe. The Tamil Nadu authorities had on Monday transferred the probe to CBI.
(With inputs from Press Trust of India)
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