Abetment to commit suicide (Code: TN-KAR-2018-079, Date: 23-Jan-2018 )

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Case Title

Case primary details

Case posted by Social Awareness Society for Youths-SASY
Case code TN-KAR-2018-079
Case year 23-Jan-2018
Type of atrocity Murder
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 23-Jan-2018
Place Village: Not recorded
Taluka:Not recorded
District: Karur(DP)
State: Tamil Nadu
Police station Karur
Complaint date 23-Jan-2018
FIR date 24-Jan-2018

Case brief

Case summary

Saravanan (17) S/o of Mr. Sivakumar and Mrs. Sarawathi resident of Kamarajar Nagar, Andankoil Panchayat, Manmangalam Taluk of Karur District. He belonged to the Hindu Scheduled Caste (Sub Caste: Paraiyar) and he is studying 12th standard in St. Antony Matriculation Higher Secondary School, Karur District. His father is working in abroad and he has an younger brother named Povun (15).

Saravanan had undergone continuous forms of caste discrimination from the school head master Mr. L.C. Joseph, Mrs. Jayanthi and Ms. Devi (Librarian). The school prinicipal and the two teachers verbally abused the boy by referring to his caste names and this affected the boy and he committed suicide on 23.01.2018 at 6 am in his home and a case was registered with the crime number: 77/2018 u/s 174 Crpc at Karur Police Station.

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