Honour Killing of Dalit Youth Gogulraj (Code: TN-ERD-2015-037, Date: 23-Jun-2015 )

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Case Title

Case primary details

Case posted by Social Awareness Society for Youths-SASY
Case code TN-ERD-2015-037
Case year 23-Jun-2015
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-Jun-2015
Place Village: Not recorded
Taluka:Not recorded
District: Namakkal(DP)
State: Tamil Nadu
Police station Thiruchengode Town
Complaint date 24-Jun-2015
FIR date 24-Jun-2015

Case brief

Case summary

Gogulraj (22) S/o Vengatachalm belongs to Dalit Community, resided at Omalur Village and post in Salem District. He was studied BE at KSR Enginaring college at Thiruchengodu. He was loved with Suvathi belongs to dominant caste Kongu Vellalar community. She also studying same college.

On 23.06.2015 he went to Malai temple which was located at Thiruchangodu along with his lover Suvathi. Meanwhile caste hindu Deran chinnamalai peravai party came and asked who are you, which community. He replied the both community name and he said we are friends. But they picked their phones and they called Gogulraj to seek Yuvaraj founder of Dheran Chinnamalai peravai. Both were went but suvathi sent to home. Gogulraj kidnapped by them. On 24.06.2015 gogulraj brother collected this information he went to along with Suvathi filed complaint in Tiruchangodu town police station. Meanwhile they were filing complaint Gogulraj was murdered and his body was kept in railway track. Railway police were passed this information to gogulraj mother by phone. Followed that this case was altered in SC/ST PoA Act. Eight accused including women were arrested by police.

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