Sathankulam Custodial Deaths: SC dismisses plea urging that TN CM Edapaddi Palaniswami not hold Home Portfolio until completion of trial

The petitioner had alleged that a fair probe and trial in the case is not possible with the Chief Minister heading the Home Ministry as he had allegedly safeguarded the accused “by misusing his official capacity.”
Sathankulam Custodial Deaths: SC dismisses plea urging that TN CM Edapaddi Palaniswami not hold Home Portfolio until completion of trial
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami

The Supreme Court today dismissed the plea urging that Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edapaddi Palaniswami be directed to refrain from holding the Home Portfolio in wake of the Sathankulam Custodial deaths (A Rajarajan v. Shri EK Palaniswamy and ors).

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