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A week after a 25-year-old youth died after allegedly being beaten up at a police station in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, his brother claimed the police offered the family Rs 1 lakh to remain silent on the case.

V Vignesh died on April 19, a day after he and his friend were detained for allegedly possessing drugs near Kellys area in the city.

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The committee demands arrest of police personnel responsible for the man’s death

A joint action committee against custodial torture comprising advocates and social workers on Saturday released a fact-finding report on the custodial of death of Vignesh, 25, in a city police station recently and said that it was a clear case of death due to custodial torture. They demanded the arrest of police personnel responsible for his death.

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He also countered the police's claims that his brother had died of 'fits', asserting that he never suffered from the problem throughout his life.

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சென்னையில் போலீஸ் காவலில் விக்னேஷ் என்ற இளைஞர் உயிரிழந்த விவகாரத்தில், நீதிமன்றக் கண்காணிப்பின் கீழ், மத்தியக் குற்றப் பிரிவு குற்றப் புலனாய்வுத் துறை விசாரணையை நடத்த வேண்டுமென்றும் சம்பந்தப்பட்ட காவலர்கள் அனைவரும் கைது செய்யப்பட வேண்டுமென்றும் மனித உரிமை அமைப்புகள் கோரியுள்ளன. இந்த சம்பவத்தில் காவல்துறை நடந்துகொண்ட விதம் குறித்த பதற வைக்கும் வாக்குமூலங்களும் வெளியிடப்பட்டுள்ளன.

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Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], April 30 (ANI): Almost a week after 25-year old V Vignesh allegedly died in police custody at a police station in Tamil Nadu's Chennai, his brother on Saturday accused the police of offering a bribe of Rs 1 lakh to his family to keep mum over the death.

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