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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||25-Apr-2020|
|Place||Village: Not recorded
State: Tamil Nadu
|Police station||Annamalai Nagar|
Mr. Natrajan (53) is resident of Rajiv Gandhi, Ammapettai Post, Chidambaram Taluk of Cuddalore District and residing along with his wife Saraswathi and son Raja (37), Daughter-in law Sivasakthi and grandchildren Dharshini, Varshini, Valavan. His son Raja is working as union secretary in VCK party [national party] of the 3rd ward, Kaddavacheri.
Natrajan was working as daily wager in agricultural lands and mason at times. And in the night he was working as security in Bala Sarawathi Trade Complex, Ammapettai for the past 9 years. A man named Baskar was holding a tea shop in the trade complex and Baskar’s wife Rajakumari is looking after the tea shop.
Natrajan was helping Rajakumari in many times in running the tea shop. During times, he used to watch TV in Rajakumari’s house and Rajakumari’s brother in law Sudakar many times verbally abused stating that not to allow Dalit man into the house.
Meantime on 25.04.2020 around 7:45 pm, as usually he had gone for his work and the next day morning (26.04.2020) he was found dead in the nearby canal. He had brutal and severe head injuries and more than 15 cuts in his head alone. His remaining parts also had brutal injuries.
A case has been registered at Annamalai PS with the crime no: 263/2020 u/s 302 of IPC and the deceased Natrajan was taken Chidambaram Government Hospital. On 29.04.2020 around 11 am, Natrajan’s body was given after the postmortem and it was cremated in the Kaddavacheri graveyard.