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|Case posted by||Social Awareness Society for Youths-SASY|
|Type of atrocity||Murder|
|Whether the case is being followed in the court or not?||No|
|Fact finding date||Not recorded|
|Case incident date||22-Feb-2018|
|Place||Village: Not recorded
State: Tamil Nadu
Mrs. Arayee (47) belonged to the Scheduled Caste is a resident of Vellamputhur village of Kandachipuram Block, Tirukovilur Taluk of Villupuram District is residing with her children Selvi (Name Changed) and son Samayan. Her husband Mr. Elumalai passed away five years ago due to illness and other ailments. She has 6 children Mr. Pandidurai (26), Mr. Sarath Kumar (22), Ms. Viji (18), Mr. Anjulatcham (17), Ms. Selvi (13) and Samayan (8). Her son Pandi Durai got married to a girl named Mahalakshmi and living in Veerapandiyapuram. Presently Arayee is residing with her daughter Selvi and Samayan. She is the sole bread winner of the family and working as a daily labourer and taking care of her children.
On 21.02.2018 (Wednesday) Arayee, her daughter Selvi and Samayan had gone for a function to Mahalakshmi’s home at Veerapandiyapuram and returned to their home by 4 pm. In the evening Selvi and Samayan had gone to Suganthi (neighbour) for watching television and had come back by 9 pm.
The next day morning at about 6: 30 am Suganthi’s daughter and Arayee’s relative Ms. Snegha had come to Arayee’s home and found that the front door of the house was shut. They both found that red colour dye on three of them and rushed to Suganthi and told her the same. Immediately Suganthi, her daughter and Snegha came into the house and found Arayee, Selvi and Samayan lying in pool of bloodstains. The three of them screamed and shouted in agony and immediately the neighbours and the village people rushed to Ariaye’s house.
The girl was smashed beyond recognition and was blood stains around her; her brother Samayan who lay next to her were eyes staring at the ceiling and her mother was severely injured at her head and her face similarly damaged. The villagers called and told about the incident to the Village Administrative Officer (VAO). Meanwhile the Arakandanallur Policemen, VAO and the 108 ambulance came to the spot and took the mother and the girl to Tirukovilur Government Hospital and then were taken to Mundiyampakkam Government Hospital. Later for further medical treatment they both were shifted to JIPMER Hospital, Pondicherry and were admitted as in patient in Intensive Care Unit.
The boy Samayan died in the spot and with the help of Mr. Samikannu (relative of Arayee) he was taken to Mundiyampakkam Government Hospital in an Omni Van. The deceased boy was kept in mortuary and was taken to autopsy on 23.02.2018 at 2: 30 pm. Presently with a complaint lodged by Mr. Samikannu and a case was registered at the Arakandanallur Police Station with the crime number: 140/2018 u/s 449, 452, 302, 307 IPC on 22.02.2018.
Presently the victim girl Selvi and her mother Arayee are in unconscious state and undergoing medical treatment at JIPMER hospital.