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His boat collided with a Sri Lankan naval vessel

The Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court has ordered a re-postmortem be conducted on the body of a Pudukkottai fisherman who died after falling into the sea when his boat collided with a Sri Lankan naval vessel. The postmortem will be conducted on November 18.

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The matter should be brought to its logical end as expeditiously as possible’

The Madras High Court on Monday stressed the need for Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to find out the circumstances under which the police fired at unarmed anti-Sterlite protesters in Thoothukudi on May 22, 2018, and killed 13 of them.

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Judges direct that interim report of NHRC & judicial commission be submitted

“It is somewhat alarming that the State through its police fired at unarmed protesters and no one is booked some three years after the incident,” the Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court observed on Friday on the Thoothukudi police firing incident, in which 13 anti-Sterlite protesters were killed in May 2018.


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HC orders CB-CID probe into history sheeter’s death


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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.

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The Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court directed the Commissioner of Police, Madurai, to secure and produce before the court four men alleged to be behind the withdrawal of a petition pertaining to the Avaniapuram custodial death case.

A Division Bench of Justices T.S. Sivagnanam and S. Ananthi directed the Commissioner of Police to secure Athi Narayanan, Kathir, Loganathan and Ramesh and produce them before the court. The High Court initiated suo motu proceedings after the petition was withdrawn.

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Despite the Kovilpatti sub-jail records showing that trader Jayaraj, 58, and his son Benicks, 31, had bleeding injuries on their gluteal region when produced by.....

Henri Tiphagne of People’s Watch endorsed it. “There is information that a doctor was called in by the jail officials on June 21. But we have to check if it is....

Human rights activists have demanded that a murder case be registered against police personnel responsible for the deaths of....

Henri Tiphagne, executive director of People’s Watch, a human rights organisation, said that he would never take the position that the CBI was...

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