Madras HC rejects bail plea of accused cops; trial to start on Nov 11

Madras HC rejects bail plea of accused cops; trial to begin on Nov 11

The Madurai bench of the Madras Excessive Courtroom rejected the bail plea of Raghu Ganesh and Murugan, the police personnel of the Sathankulam Police station, who had been arrested together with eight different cops in reference to the Jayaraj-Bennix father-son duo custodial deaths case in June.

The accused sought bail on the grounds that they’d been in custody for 130 days and that the court-ordered CB-CID investigation was over and that the proof was collected by the involved officers.

Their bail plea had additionally talked about that they might abide by the bail circumstances and wouldn’t abscond on being let off on bail.

CBI’s counsel had said that the duo of Raghu Ganesh and Murugan have been the principle accused within the case and have been liable for the brutal, inhuman custodial torture meted out to the daddy and son, who have been in custody.

It was additionally added that releasing the principle accused would have an effect on the case and its end result. The Courtroom was additionally knowledgeable that the trial, on this case, would start on November 11 within the Madurai district courtroom.

In addition to rejecting the bail plea of the duo, the Courtroom raised questions over whether or not FIRs have been being registered in police stations, declaring that it didn’t appear that method, as many aggrieved individuals have been approaching the Courtroom to have an FIR filed.

In suo-motu hearings of the case of the custodial deaths, the Madurai bench of the Madras Excessive Courtroom has handed a number of orders to hurry up the supply of justice.

According to these orders and the following investigation, complete 10 police personnel from the Sathankulam police station had been arrested and remanded within the Madurai Central jail. Considered one of them had died after succumbing to Covid-19 and different well being issues.

The foremost breakthrough, on this case, was due to a lady constable of the Sathankulam Police Station who, regardless of dealing with intimidation from her male colleagues (as per the Justice of the Peace’s report), knowledgeable the Judicial Justice of the Peace concerning the torture that passed off within the station and the proof connecting the identical.


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