HC orders CB-CID probe into history-sheeter’s death
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The Madurai Bench of Madras High Court on Saturday directed all the parties involved in the
Avaniapuram custodial death case to file their counter affidavits.
The court had taken up the matter suo motu after it was alleged the father of the victim was
coerced to withdraw his petition seeking a CBI probe into the incident that took place in 2019.
The Madurai Bench of Madras High Court on Saturday ordered a CB-CID probe into the death of
Silambarasan, a history sheeter from Thanjavur district. His body was found floating in a tank in
Kumbakonam on April 10.
Hearing the plea filed by K. Valli, the mother of the deceased, Justice G. Ilangovan ordered a CBCID
probe into the incident taking into account the fact that the mother blamed the police for the
death of her son. It was said that he jumped into the tank to evade arrest.