Saathankulam case to be enquired

Saathankulam case to be enquired

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    CBI to take over Thoothukudi custodial deaths investigation

    The Central government has issued the notification for the CBI to take over the investigations into the custodial death of Jayaraj and his son Bennix of Sathankulam in Thoothukdudi district on June 22 and 23, accepting the demand of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palanisamy. A State government press release said that the Chief Minister, who had earlier announced that the case...

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    Custodial Torture: It Is the Criminal Justice System That Requires Investigation

    According to one view, the lockdown era represents the Satyug, the 'Golden age' when there was no need to labour because all that people required was obtained by the power of the will and there were no thefts and robberies has arrived in India. There is no need to put locks on doors; just relax at home and food appears at the doorstep. In this Satyug, the father-son...

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    CBI probe into Sathankulam custodial deaths: Centre issues notification

    The central government has on Tuesday, July 7, issued a notification on the takeover of investigation into the custodial deaths of a father-son duo - P Jeyaraj and J Beniks -- at Sathankulam in Tuticorin district of Tamil Nadu by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI). This in response to the plea by chief minister Edappadi K Palaniswami to Union home minister Amit Shah,...

    • 19 hrs ago
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    Centre has notified CBI taking over Sathankulam case: Tamil Nadu govt

    PTI, The Centre has issued a notification on CBI taking over investigation into the deaths of a father and son duo belonging to Tuticorin district, the Tamil Nadu government said on Tuesday. Following Chief Minister K Palaniswami's letter to Home Minister Amit Shah requesting a probe by the Central agency into the deaths of Jeyaraj and Bennix, "the Central government has...

    • 20 hrs ago
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    What legal sanction does Friends of Police have? Human rights body asks TN govt

    The Commission sent the notice based on a complaint that demanded the disbanding of the Friends of Police group after its alleged role in the Sathankulam custodial deaths. The State Human Rights Commission (SHRC) issued a notice to the Tamil Nadu Home Secretary and the Director General of Police (DGP) about engaging the services of Friends of Police (FoP) in the...

    • 21 hrs ago
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    Tamil Nadu Custodial Deaths: CBI Gets Central Nod, Takes Over Probe Into Jayaraj-Fenix Case

    New Delhi: The central government on Tuesday issued a notification and handed over the Tuticorin case related to the custodial deaths of father-son duo Jayaraj and Fenix to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI). The Tamil Nadu government had earlier told the Madras High Court that it wanted to let the CBI take over the case of custodial deaths....

    • 22 hrs ago
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    Sathankulam custodial deaths: Centre appoints CBI for investigation

    Despite the CB CID arresting accused persons within a day, the state government has followed through with its decision to hand over the case to the CBI. The Centre has directed the Central Bureau of Investigation to take over the probe into the alleged custodial deaths of Jayaraj and Bennix, traders from Thoothukudi district who died on June 23. The Centre's decision...

    • 23 hrs ago
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    Tuticorin custodial deaths: CBI gets Centre's nod to take over probe into death of father, son

    The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) will take over the Tuticorin custodial deaths case after the Centre gave its nod to the central agency. The Centre on Tuesday released a notification accepting the request of the Tamil Nadu Chief Minister to transfer the probe to CBI to investigate the Sathankulam case. The Tamil Nadu government had last month...

    • 24 hrs ago
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    Most States Have Flouted Mandatory Judicial Inquiry into Custodial Deaths for 15 Years

    Mumbai: On June 26, following nationwide outrage, the Madurai bench of the Madras high court ordered for a judicial magistrate's inquiry into the alleged custodial murders of P. Jayaraj and Bennix, a father and son duo, in Thoothukudi, Tamil Nadu. A judicial magistrate, M.S. Bharathidasan, was immediately assigned the job, and the magistrate has since been...

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    Jayaraj-Fenix custodial deaths: Policing powers are sovereign powers; privilege and lack of accountability narrows scope for victims

    Recent protests across the United States of America galvanised by the killing of George Floyd by a police officer has put the spotlight on the issues of excessive use of force by law enforcement agencies. In the United States, there have been discussions to do away with the armour shield of 'qualified...

    • 2 days ago