Tuticorin: Four More Policemen Arrested In Father-Son's Custodial Death
Four more policemen have been arrested by the CB-CID in Tamil Nadu in the Tuticorin police custody murder case. They have been identified as Sub Inspector Balakrishnan and constables Muthuraj and Murugan. On Tuesday, Sub-Inspector Raghu Ganesh was arrested. Six people have been charged in this high profile murder case and two people are yet to be arrested.
Tuticorin (Tamil Nadu) custodial death case: CB-CID arrests 3 more Police officials - Sub Inspector Balakrishnan and constables Muthuraj & Murugan. A total of 4 Police officials have been arrested so far.— ANI (@ANI) July 2, 2020
Sub Inspector Ragu Ganesh, who was in suspension, was arrested yesterday.
Following the action on cops, there is an atmosphere of celebration among the locals in the Tuticorin district. People are happy with the action taken on the accused policemen, who celebrated with fireworks and demanded justice. A case will be tried against the accused sub-inspector Raghu Ganesh and Balakrishnan under section 302.
#WATCH Tamil Nadu: Residents of Sathankulam, Thoothukudi burst firecrackers y'day after Sub Inspector Ragu Ganesh, who suspended, was arrested by CB-CID in Tuticorin custodial death case.— ANI (@ANI) July 2, 2020
Sub Inspector Balakrishnan & constables Muthuraj & Murugan also arrested; 4 arrests so far pic.twitter.com/ygldNXaQh3
On June 19 Tuticorin police took 59-year-old Jayaraj and his 31-year-old son Bennicks to the police station and alleged that despite the lockdown ban, they kept their mobile shop open. Jayaraj and Bennicks were brutally beaten up and later they both died.