Mass Riot for Inter Caste Marriage at Anathur Village on Dalit Families by Caste Hindu (Code: TN-VPM-2019-099, Date: 27-Feb-2019 )

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Case primary details

Case posted by Social Awareness Society for Youths-SASY
Case code TN-VPM-2019-099
Case year 27-Feb-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

Case Incident details

Case incident date 27-Feb-2019
Place Village: Not recorded
Taluka:Not recorded
District: Villupuram(DP)
State: Tamil Nadu
Police station Thiruvennainallur
Complaint date 27-Feb-2019
FIR date 27-Feb-2019

Case brief

Case summary

Villupuram District, Ulunthurpet Taluk, Tiruvennainallur block, Anathur colony E. Thirumoorthy and M. Jeyapratha, the couple married on January 7th without informing their parents and continued to live in their respective houses.  Jayapratha parents started looking for a groom for her.  she informed Tirumoorthy about this.  The couple left their homes on February 21 and their whereabouts are still not known.

Meanwhile Jayapratha\'s parents lodged a compliant with the Tiruvennainallur police after they came to know that the couple had a registered their marriage in cuddalore.  The police held talks with both the families and a police picked was posted in Anathur colony to prevent any clash.  around 9.45a.m. on wednesday a group of caste Hindus raided Anathur Colony despite the presence of a few police personnel and ransacked the house of Tirumoorthy and 19 other houses in the colony.  Before the residents realised what was happening, the trespassers stormed the tenements and started destroying utensils and other valubles.  The group damaged the vehicles parked in the colony also around 10 persons including a on-and-a-half-year-old child were injured in the violence.


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