Tuticorin custodial deaths: CBI gets custody of five cops arrested
14, Jul 2020, 4:55 PM
Madurai: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has been granted three days custody of five police personnel who were arrested in connection with the Tuticorin custodial deaths of a father and son. According to sources, Chief Judicial Magistrate (CJM) TV Hemananda Kumar of Madurai passed the order on July 14 by considering an application filed by the CBI.
The police officers are inspector Sridhar, sub-inspectors Raghu Ganesh and Balakrishnan and head constables Muthuraj and Murugan. The accused would be returned to judicial custody on July 16 at 5:30 pm.
Jayaraj, 59, and his 31-year-old son Fennix were taken to the police station on June 20 for violating lockdown rules. The duo was allegedly beaten to death by police.