More cops to turn approvers in Sathankulam case

Chennai: After Head Constable Revathy came forward to reveal what happened on that fateful night when Sathankulam trader Jayaraj and his son Benix were ‘brutally assaulted’ in police station, two more police personnel too have come forward to turn approver in the sensational case.

According to sources, a Special Sub-Inspector and a Constable have turned approvers and they would give a statement before the court soon.

The CB-CID police booked Inspector Sridhar, two SIs Raghu Ganesh and Balakrishnan and two constables Murugan and Muthuraj under three Sections, including 302 and 301 of the IPC.

Subsequently, the CB-CID police arrested Raghu Ganesh last night. After preliminary investigations, he was produced before Thoothukudi Chief Judicial Magistrate S.Hema, who remanded him to judicial custody till 16 July.

Later, Raghu Ganesh was lodged at Perurani sub jail. Meanwhile, the CB-CID sleuths arrested Inspector Sridhar in a meticulous operation at Gangaikondam police check post in Tirunelveli district, when he attempted to escape in a car, in the wee hours of today.


NT Bureau