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A history-sheeter, G. Karthik, 32, of Yagappa Nagar here, who had been remanded in Madurai Central Prison on April 2 in connection with an extortion case died at Government Rajaji Hospital (GRH) on Friday morning due to ill health. However, his family members complained about police excess. Executive Director of People’s Watch Henri Tiphange said as per the High Court direction with regard to custodial death, only after the post-mortem report was handed over to the family members, they would accept the body.

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The case, earlier registered under sections of suspicious death, was modified to a murder case after the post-mortem found 13 injuries on the body

All India Written by J Sam Daniel StalinUpdated: May 07, 2022 8:51 am IST

Chennai: Several Tamil Nadu police personnel are set to be arrested for murder in connection with the custodial death of a 25-year-old man in Chennai.

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  • News The police had claimed that Vignesh had suffered a fatal seizure on April 19
  • His family said he had no such medical history and alleged he was tortured by police
  • Vignesh was brutally hit from 11 pm to 2:30 am: Executive Director of People's Watch

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