P Jeyaraj and J Beniks
CHENNAI: Claiming that custodial violence by police stands undeterred due to their nexus with many magistrates within the decrease judiciary, authorities docs and jail authorities, a Chennai-based NGO has written to Chief Justice Madras excessive court docket A P Sahi looking for fast disciplinary motion towards the Sathankulam judicial Justice of the Peace who ‘mechanically’ remanded P Jayaraj and J Beniks.
“This nexus is clearly seen within the case of Jayaraj and Benicks, which led to their premature deaths.… Subsequently, the chief justice might provoke fast disciplinary and legal motion towards Justice of the Peace B Saravanan and dismiss him from service instantly following the due process of the legislation,” Arappor Iyakkam pleaded in its seven-page illustration.
“We search disciplinary and legal motion towards Justice of the Peace Saravanan for legal negligence resulting in deaths, dereliction of obligation and contempt of court docket orders. The Justice of the Peace mechanically remanded Jayaraj and Beniks in a 14-day judicial custody with out software of thoughts and with out even figuring out whether or not there was a necessity for remand in any respect,” the NGO’s convener, Jayaram Venkatesan, mentioned.
He added that the Justice of the Peace ought to have seemed on the well being circumstances (obvious from their bodily accidents) of the 2 and despatched them to hospital. If the Justice of the Peace had carried out his obligation in accordance with legislation and took due care, the 2 folks wouldn’t have died.
“Actions of Justice of the Peace Saravanan are towards quite a few court docket orders and ideas of pure justice and have disadvantaged Jayaraj and Beniks of their basic proper of safety of life and private liberty and proper to judicial treatment,” he mentioned.