A 30-year-old man died in police custody in Tamil Nadu’s Chennai on Sunday night, the second such incident within the state in lower than two months.
Rajasekar was taken into custody by Kodungaiyur Police on Saturday. He allegedly had greater than 20 felony circumstances filed towards him.
Police mentioned that Rajsekar, a resident of Thiruvallur district, had confessed to the crime and within the course of he reported uneasiness.
“We rushed him to a close-by hospital the place he felt higher after the remedy. We then introduced him again to the police station,” officers mentioned.
Nevertheless, he developed issues once more and was declared “introduced lifeless” by the Authorities Stanley Hospital, officers mentioned.
“5 police personnel together with an Inspector and a Sub Inspector have been suspended,” mentioned T S Anbu, Extra Commissioner of Police, Chennai.
Tamil Nadu Director Common of Police, Sylendra Babu, has ordered the Crime Investigation Division (CB-CID) to probe Rajasekar’s loss of life.
Chief Opposition Edappadi Ok Palaniswami slammed the state authorities over Rajasekar’s loss of life and urged the Excessive Court docket judges to look into the matter.
“In Tamil Nadu, one other lockup loss of life has occurred. Within the DMK Authorities lockup loss of life has develop into continued and there are not any actions to cease lockup loss of life. We request Excessive Court docket Judges to return ahead to take lawful actions on lockup loss of life which occurred throughout DMK Authorities,” Mr Palaniswami mentioned.
Earlier, a 25-year-old man, V Vignesh, who was arrested in April this 12 months for alleged possession of medicine and was reported “lifeless” the subsequent day.
Six cops had been arrested on homicide prices after a autopsy investigation discovered accidents on Vignesh’s physique.