Madras High Court orders exhumation of deceased after wife alleges custodial torture

Justice R Sakthivel said there existed suspicion around the circumstances that led to the death of the victim, K Raja, who was detained by the Villupuram police on April 10.
Madras High Court
Madras High Court

A month after a 44-year-old man died following alleged custodial torture at the Villupuram taluk police station in Tamil Nadu, the Madras High Court has directed that the deceased’s body be exhumed and a re-postmortem be conducted.

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