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The Crime Branch-CID of the Tamil Nadu police on Saturday arrested five policemen and one Home Guard for their involvement in the death of Vignesh in custody here on April 19, police sources said.

Acting on the instructions of Director-General of Police (CB-CID) M. Shakeel Akhter, a special team interrogated the police personnel who were on duty on April 18 and 19 and took them into custody, sources in the investigating agency said.

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The case, earlier registered under sections of suspicious death, was modified to a murder case after the post-mortem found 13 injuries on the body

All India Written by J Sam Daniel StalinUpdated: May 07, 2022 8:51 am IST

Chennai: Several Tamil Nadu police personnel are set to be arrested for murder in connection with the custodial death of a 25-year-old man in Chennai.

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  • News The police had claimed that Vignesh had suffered a fatal seizure on April 19
  • His family said he had no such medical history and alleged he was tortured by police
  • Vignesh was brutally hit from 11 pm to 2:30 am: Executive Director of People's Watch

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