Brutal attack on Dalit Arunthathiyar Rangasamy (Code: TN-COIM-2016-64, Date: 18-Dec-2016 )

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Case posted by Social Awareness Society for Youths-SASY
Case code TN-COIM-2016-64
Case year 18-Dec-2016
Type of atrocity Intentionally insults or intimidates with intent to humiliate
Whether the case is being followed in the court or not? Yes

Fact Finding

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Fact finding date Not recorded

Case Incident

Case Incident details

Case incident date 17-Dec-2016
Place Village: Not recorded
Taluka:Not recorded
District: Coimbatore(DP)
State: Tamil Nadu
Police station Negamam
Complaint date 19-Dec-2016
FIR date 19-Dec-2016

Case brief

Case summary

On 17.12.2016 around 6.30 p.m Ranagasamy (55yrs) belongs to Schedule Caste Arunththiyar from A Nagoor, Pollachi Taluk, Coimbatore District raised the flag of ADMK political party which was halfly hoisted after the death of former Tamil Nadu CM J.Jaylalitha. During that time Kitusamy who belong to Konguvellar Goundar community from dominant caste brutally attacked Rangasamy for raising the political flag above. Next day 18.12.2016 around 8 .m Ramasamy was seated below the flag, at that time Anandh, Sanmugavelu and Uthamaraj slippered Rangasamy and scolded him by referring his caste name. Rangasamy was admitted in Pollachi GH for severe injury. On 19.12.2016 Ranagasamy gave a complaint against the dominant group. Meanwhile counter case (false case) was file against Rangasamy through the stimulation of dominant caste group. Ranagasamy was admitted in Pollachi GH as inpatient and underwent treatment for more than 10 days. His hearing capacity and speaking ability have been worsely affected due to the attack of dominant caste group. Yet accused have been not arrested  in this case.

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