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Video of boy pleading with cops to let him bury his father triggers outrage in Kerala

After a video went viral of a youth pleading with police officials to bury his father has sparked outrage in Kerala.

Dec 29, 2020, 5:16 PM IST

On December 22, the boy’s parents immolated themselves in Thiruvananthapuram after cops evicted them from their house following a court order.
While the son was digging the grave for his father, the police interrupted him, saying it was against the court order. For which the boy replied “You were responsible for the death of my father. He asked me to bury him here only. Let him rest peacefully for now.” 

According to local people, the family stayed in a two-room hut allegedly built on an encroached land. Watch the video.