Tuticorin: Sathankulam SI arrested in the Tuticorin custody murder case. SI Raghu Ganesh has been arrested.
Jayarajan and Benix, who were taken into custody by the Satangulam police in connection with the lockdown violation, died after they were brutally assaulted in custody. It was later revealed that the two men had been brutally beaten up at the police station.
Relatives of Jayarajan and Benix have come forward with serious allegations against the police in connection with the custody death. Relatives point out that it was a collective attack. It is alleged that the Kovilpatti General Hospital has issued a fitness certificate despite being seriously injured.
Following this, the high court had ordered the acquisition of the Tuticorin Satangulam police station. The court order is to hand over the revenue officials to the station where the death occurred. It was because the police were incorporate with the investigation of the magistrate.