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On 25.12.2016 Geetha (33 yrs) belongs to Arunthathiyar caste was washing her clothes on the washing stone which was meant for everyone, during that time Latha from Pandaram caste group scolded her for using public property, therefore Latha insulted Geetha by referring the caste name in the public. Later with some members of dominant caste group Latha brutally attacked Geetha inside her house. In Arachalur Police Station Geetha filed a complained against Lalitha for attacking her. This incident was informed to SASY by Thangavel BSP, Erode District. Information was collected by the details given by the victim.
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.
Velingiri (53 yrs) belongs to Schedule Caste Aruthathiyar community resides in Arijina Colony, Chinnapampalayam, Aanamalai, Pollachi Taluk, Coimbatore District. He is working as a cooli labour.On 20.12.2016 around 11.30 p.m was working in Parabikulam Aliyar Pasana Project (PAP). Velingri was clearing out the wastes which was dumped in the way where water is coming out. During that time land lord Sethil Nayakar stopped him for doing the work. Velangiri did not listen to Senthil Nayakar. He continued his cleaning work. Senthil in front of all others beated Velangiri with slippers. Velangiri was brutally attacked by the dominant caste Senthil. On 21.12.2016 Velangiri was admitted in Vetaikatarn Pudhur GH as inpatient an underwent treatment for three days. Accussed has been arrested and now he is in judicial custody in Coimbatore central prison . Velangiri and witnesses have been threatened by the dominant caste groupto withdraw the case.
Rayi sanyasamma who is asha worker went to the villege and gathering the pregnants and infants/chilrden for measels prog i.e Janaany section. Inmean while she came to sc cloony,suddenly Chandaka Ramana came by the bike (bike no:AP35 J 1703) and stoped before Sanyasamma,He abused in the name of caste,she asked why are you abusing me.then he slapped on chick and kicked on the stomuch.
two bc candidates(Chandaka ramesh,Routhu Trimuthulu,) witnessed the incident and asked him, he ran away to TDP meeting place i.e Jana Chaitanya yatra. victim and witness went to the meeting place along with her husband,,again chandaka ramana attacked with thier followers.police pepole laso there.incident happened on 5th Nov 2016 at 10am
then victim went to nellemarla police station gave the compliant but they registerd the case in the evening only.