Dalit Youth Chellamuthu brutally attack by Caste Hindus (Code: TN-COIM-2019-0108, Date: 01-Jul-2019 )

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Case posted by Social Awareness Society for Youths-SASY
Case code TN-COIM-2019-0108
Case year 01-Jul-2019
Type of atrocity SC/ST (POA) Act
Whether the case is being followed in the court or not? No

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Fact finding date Not recorded

Case Incident

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Case incident date 01-Jul-2019
Place Village: Not recorded
Taluka:Not recorded
District: Coimbatore(DP)
State: Tamil Nadu
Police station Pollachi West
Complaint date 01-Jul-2019
FIR date 01-Jul-2019

Case brief

Case summary

Muthusamy Gounder of Karupampalayam village of Pollachi Taluk of Coimbatore District has a farm of coconut grooves. The Makkal Viduthalai Munnani and Coconut Labourers Munnai was in the process of cutting the coconuts, mean while a man named Muthu belonged to the Arunthathiyar community was smoking in a hidden place. But Mr. Ilacheliyan’s (ADMK leader – Pollachi) brother Parvathakannan saw Chella Muthu smoking and immediately he had verbally abused him in derogatory and filthy language. He had also brutally attacked him in front of other labourers in public view.

The coordinator of Coconut Labourers Munnai Mr. Kumar@ Chella Muthu saw this brutal attack tried to stop it and immediately Parvathakannan started verbally abusing Chella Muthu by referring to the caste names. Following this, Parvathakannan took coconut branch, iron rods and had brutally attacked at the back of his head. Chella Muthu sustained brutal injuries at his head and the other co-workers tried to stop the brutal attack. But Kanagaraj @ Nachimuthu Gounder and Parvathakannan’s wife joint together and threatened the co-workers with knives and warned not to go near Chella Muthu.


Later, with the help of other comrades from Makkal Viduthalai Munnani and Coconut Labourers Munnai took Chella Muthu to Pollachi GH for first aid. Then they tried to take him to the Coimbatore Medical College Hospital, but on the way he screamed in pain and hence they took him to the Arathana Private Hospital, Pollachi. He was admitted as in-patient and reached home on 04.07.2019. Case was registered at Pollachi Town West Station on 01.07.2019 and filed under SC/ST PoA Amendment Act 2015. 

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