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|Case posted by||Social Awareness Society for Youths-SASY|
|Type of atrocity||SC/ST (POA) Act|
|Whether the case is being followed in the court or not?||No|
|Fact finding date||Not recorded|
|Case incident date||14-Nov-2020|
|Place||Village: Not recorded
State: Tamil Nadu
Ashok Kumar S/O Murugesan is a resident of Indira nagar, Palladam, K. Ayyampalayam, Tirupur District is working in MSV Company. He belonged to the Arunthathiyar Caste (Sub Caste of Scheduled Castes). On 14.11.2020 around 8: 30 pm, a man named Vigneshwaran (brother-in law of Ashok Kumar) had met with an accident near MSV nagar and Ashok Kumar was informed about the accident in his mobile.
Immediately he rushed to the spot along with his friend’s brother Mathivanan and found that the injured person was taken to the Government Hospital in Mahesh’s Auto. Mr. Eswaran Gounder who was standing in the spot, had found the Aadhar Card and showed it to Vigneshwaran.
Vigneshwaran had taken a photo of the card and Esawaran asked why he had taken the photo. Meantime, Ashok Kumar had intervened and said that he is his brother - in – law and had asked Vigneshwaran to leave the place. Immediately Eswaran Gounder had verbally abused them in filthy and derogatory language by referring to the caste names. Later Eswara Gounder along with 5 other persons had brutally attacked Ashok Kumar and Mathivanan by removing their clothes. Complaint was lodged at Palladam Police Station on 15.11.2020 and a case was registered under the SC/ST PoA Act.