Sathankulam custodial deaths: Court docket dismisses bail plea of two accused cops | Chennai Information


MADURAI: The Madurai principal periods court docket on Thursday dismissed the bail plea of two suspended policemen, who had been arrested in reference to the custodial deaths of P Jeyaraj and his son J Beniks at Sathankulam in Tuticorin district.
Suspended inspector S Sridhar and constable S Vail Muthu had filed separate bail functions earlier than the court docket.
The counsel for Muthu acknowledged that the petitioner was allotted pc operator obligation on the Sathankulam police station and was by no means concerned in any regulation and order work. The petitioner didn’t know something concerning the deceased folks and by no means touched them.
The counsel for Sridhar acknowledged that the deceased died resulting from sickness and the petitioner had not dedicated any offence as alleged by the prosecution. For the reason that subject grew to become sensational, a false case was registered in opposition to him.
Nevertheless, the particular public prosecutor for CBI circumstances, S Vijayan, submitted that the petitioners, together with different accused had brutally tortured the father-son duo. The ultimate postmortem certificates has been acquired, whereby it’s acknowledged that the deceased would have died resulting from problems of blunt accidents sustained by them.
Vijayan submitted that if the petitioners had been launched on bail, they might be capable of affect the native folks by benefiting from their service within the police division. The petitioners may affect the witnessed in the event that they had been launched on bail, he added. Since, the CBI has not accomplished the investigation, he objected to the grant of bail to the petitioners.
Bearing in mind the gravity of the offence and that the investigation was in a preliminary stage, Madurai principal periods choose (in-charge) M Thandavan dismissed the bail petitions.


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