Massive protest broke out in Thoothukudi district as soon as the report of Jayaraj and Fenix Immanuel’s death surfaced. Police have suspended two sub inspectors and transferred an Inspector, reacting to the incident. However, Protesters demanding for a highest possible punishment for the police officials who caused the death of the father and son. Now, a recent report emerged saying that Police officials have inserted Lathi inside the anal of Fenix Immanuel during interrogation to seek revenge as he attacked them earlier during argument.
Jayaraj (59) and his son Fenix Immanuel (31) were running a mobile shop named as APJ in Sathankulam town. On Friday, Jayaraj closed his shop around 8 : 15 PM and police personnel from the Sathankulam station, who were on patrol duty, reportedly pulled him up for running the shop beyond the permitted time. An argument took place at the spot it seems.
The police officers visited the shop again on Saturday and had an argument in front of the public with the father and son duo. As soon as Fenix intervened the argument, police officials arrested both of them and booked cases under several sections of the Indian Penal Code against them. During the argument, Police attacked Jayaraj and in response, Fenix attacked the police, reports suggests. The duo were booked under the sections 188 (disobedience to order duly promulgated by public servant) and 353 (Use of force to deter public servant from duty).
According to the friends and relatives of Jayaraj and Fenix, they were physically alright and had no health issues till 20th June. On the evening of the same day, Fenix complained of chest pain and Jayaraj had an high fever, according to sources. Both were taken to the Kovilpatti government hospital, where Fenix died on Monday evening and Jayaraj succumbed to respiratory illness on Tuesday morning.
Now, a report of Galatta youtube channel has said that Fenix, while getting treatment in the hospital, made a statement to his friends who visited him regarding how he got tortured in the lock up. He reportedly kept saying to his friends that it is bleeding from his anal for a long time. Friends of Fenix who visited him in the hospital has even stated how Police officers tortured him in the Kovilpatti sub jail. Fenix told them that Police have inserted Lathi in his anal part to make him suffer in pain in the lock up room.
Watch the video here :
Souce : Galatta
The post mortem report of the deceased is expected soon which will play a vital role in the case. Selvarani, wife of Jayaraj lodged a police complaint alleging that police brutality led the demise of her son and husband. She said that police attacked her husband and son, used curse words and threatened to kill them in her complaint letter to the district criminal court and Assistant commissioner. She requested to book the police officers who are responsible for the crime and urged their suspension from duty. Two sub inspectors have been suspended.
As soon as news broke out, peeple in social media trended the hashtag #சாத்தான்குளம் Indiawide and seeking justice for the demise of father and son.
கர்ப்பிணியின் வண்டியை எட்டி உதைப்பார்கள், மெரினாவில் குடிசையையும் கொளுத்துவார்கள், சாத்தான்குளத்தில் அப்பாவையும்-மகனையும் அடித்தும் கொல்வார்கள். லத்தியையும், ரிவால்வரையும் பணக்காரர்களுக்கும், அதிகார வர்க்கத்திற்கும் எதிராக உயர்த்த முடியாத ஒட்டுண்ணிகள் காக்கிகள்.#சாத்தான்குளம்— Dhileepan S (@DhileepanS3) June 24, 2020
சின்ன குழந்தைய கற்பழச்சவனுங்களலா விட்டுட்டு.. கடைய 2 மணி நேரம் Extra தொறந்ததுக்கு போய் அநியாயமா கொன்னுட்டிங்களேடா சாதி வெறி புடிச்ச பரதேசி நாய்ங்களா..#சாத்தான்குளம்— Sadiq Basha (@SadiqBasha_) June 24, 2020