Derogatory Forms of Verbal Abuse & Removing Clothes of Dalits in Public View (Code: TN-TRU-2020-132, Date: 17-Nov-2020 )

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Case primary details

Case posted by Social Awareness Society for Youths-SASY
Case code TN-TRU-2020-132
Case year 17-Nov-2020
Type of atrocity SC/ST (POA) Act
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 14-Nov-2020
Place Village: Not recorded
Taluka:Not recorded
District: Tiruppur(DP)
State: Tamil Nadu
Police station Palladam
Complaint date 15-Nov-2020
FIR date 15-Nov-2020

Case brief

Case summary

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.

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