A shocking incident took place in Tamil Nadu – a man has died allegedly after being beaten up by a Special Sub-Inspector in Salem district.
The video of the incident has also surfaced on social media and netizens are demanding strict action against the police officer. The viral video shows the cop thrashing the victim with a baton.
However, according to the police, the victim Murugesan was under the influence of alcohol and picked up an argument with the police.
The incident comes on the day of one year anniversary of the Tuticorin incident in which a man and his son were killed in police custody.
P Jayaraj and his son J Fenix were detained by the Tuticorin police for violating COVID lockdown by keeping their mobile shop open in Sathankulam town of Thoothukudi district. The father-son duo was allegedly tortured in the police station and died in police custody.