Dalit man lynched to death for open defecation (Code: TN-VLP-2020-0114, Date: 01-Oct-2019 )

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Case primary details

Case posted by Social Awareness Society for Youths-SASY
Case code TN-VLP-2020-0114
Case year 01-Oct-2019
Type of atrocity SC/ST (POA) Act
Whether the case is being followed in the court or not? No

Fact Finding

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Fact finding date Not recorded

Case Incident

Case Incident details

Case incident date 12-Feb-2020
Place Village: Not recorded
Taluka:Not recorded
District: Villupuram(DP)
State: Tamil Nadu
Police station Peria Thattchur
Complaint date 12-Feb-2020
FIR date 12-Feb-2020

Case brief

Case summary

Dalit man named Sakthivel (26 years) is a resident of Karai village was working in petrol bunk.  On 11.2.2020 he went for his work and completed his night shift too and had called his sister by 10 am by 12th morning. He had told her that he need his identity proofs for the checking in the petrol bunk.
Meanwhile around 12:30 pm on the same day he had come to elder sister Deivanai\'s home and took lunch and went for his work.  On his way he had stomach ache and got down near the dominant caste fields for  open defecation. This led to the gathering of caste Hindus and subsequently brutally murdering him. A case was registered at Sulur PS with the crime number number 13/2020, 147, 148, 294(b), IPC, r/w 3(1)(v) Sc/ST PoA Act 1989.

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