Why Friends of Police banned in Tamilnadu?

Amid reports of their alleged involvement in the twin custodial deaths of a father-son duo in Sathankulam, the Tamilnadu Director General of Police (DGP) J K Tripathy on Sunday banned Friends of Police (FoP) for two months. Continue Reading

Judges talk to Sathankulam cop Revathy, give her confidence

Judges of the Madurai bench of the Madras High Court today reached out to Sathankulam Head Constable Revathy, who has come forward to speak against her colleagues in the custodial torture case, over phone. Continue Reading

More cops to turn approvers in Sathankulam case

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. Continue Reading

CB-CID gets HC’s pat for Sathankulam probe

The Tamilnadu police force, which came under severe criticism for the deaths of Sathankulam trader Jayaraj and his son Benix, was in for some relief today, after its elite investigation wing CB-CID was appreciated by the court for its probe in the case. Continue Reading

Thoothukudi ASP and DSP removed, placed under waiting list

Following the ‘verbal abuse’ of a Judicial Magistrate by police personnel at Sathankulam police station, top police officials of Thoothukudi district have been transferred. Continue Reading

Madras HC says evidence may be destroyed in Sathankulam case

The Madras High Court today expressed concern that there are chances for evidences to be destroyed in the Sathankulam deaths case, in which a father-son died allegedly after they were brutally attacked in police station. Continue Reading

Sathankulam police refuse to co-operate with probe

Taking serious note of Kovilpatti Judicial Magistrate’s report that Thoothukudi District police was doing everything within their command to prevent him from proceeding with the enquiry into the custodail deaths of a father-son duo due to police torture at Sathankulam, the Madurai Bench of MadrasHigh Court on Monday initiated suo motu criminal contempt case against three police personnel. Continue Reading