HC orders revenue officials to take over TN police station
The Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court on Monday asked the Tuticorin District Collector to depute officials from the Revenue Department to take control of the Sathankulam police station.
The court, hearing the custodial death of father and son, also said it was for the Tamil Nadu government to transfer the case to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI).
P. Jeyaraj and J. Bennicks, the father and son duo, had been booked for not closing their mobile shop in time on June 19 by the Sathankulam police. They were remanded to judicial custody and lodged in Kovilpatti jail on June 21.