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Tuticorin custodial death: From Riteish Deshmukh to Shikhar Dhawan; celebs demand justice for Jayaraj and Fenix

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 27 June 2020, 9:37 IST
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A shocking and horrific case has come to light from Tamil Nadu’s Tuticorin where a father-son duo was brutally assaulted in police custody leading to their death. As per reports, on 19th June, Jayaraj (59) and his son Fenix (31) were allegedly arrested for breaking lockdown rules by keeping their mobile phone shop open beyond the permitted time. Highlighting the incident a social media user shared a detailed video of what happened to Jayaraj and Fenix during their time in police custody.

Soon the video went viral and sparked massive outrage in Tamil Nadu and on social media. Many celebs from South Industry, Bollywood and Cricket such as Taapsee Pannu, Riteish Deshmukh, Shikhar Dhawan, Khushbu Sundar, Hansika Motwani, among others took to their social media handle to demand justice for the Jayaraj and Fenix.


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Here have a look at a series of tweets:

 

Meanwhile, family members of Jayaraj and Fenix have refused to take their bodies as they are demanding murder charges against the policemen involved. As per NDTV Jayaraj’s daughter said, “It's a twin murder. There has been inexplicable torture, which as a woman I can't even describe. We will not collect the bodies until murder cases are filed against them (police).”

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First published: 27 June 2020, 9:37 IST
 
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