Five Police Officers Allegedly Torture Dalit Man in Tamil Nadu
Five police officers of Madurai’s Jaihindpuram police station have been accused of custodial torture by a Dalit man who sustained a jaw fracture on Monday, 8 February, and is currently undergoing treatment at Government Rajaji Hospital in Madurai, reported The News Minute.
Tirupathi was among the five who were detained by the police. The cops allegedly assaulted him after he and the others disclosed that they belong to Arunthathiyar colony, where the Scheduled Caste community of Arunthathiyar caste reside, added the report.
The family allege that the police have not filed any First Information Report despite their insistence, and have escalated the matter to the Assistant Commissioner of Police, urging to book a case under the Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act….