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People’s Watch, a Madurai-based Human Rights Organisation, has welcomed the Tamil Nadu State Human Rights Commission (SHRC) order that recommended the State government to pay compensation of ₹ 5 lakh each to 15 victims in an alleged case of rape of four women by four policemen attached to the Tirukoilur station in November 2011. The SHRC has also recommended departmental action be taken against the four policemen.

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People’s Watch has the greatest pleasure to welcome and acknowledge the Tamil Nadu State Human Rights Commission (SHRC) for its order dated 21.12.2021 upholding the version of victims Lakshmi, Rathika, Vaigeswari and Karthika, members of the Irular community, about acts of molestation, assault, torture, unlawful detention and false implication in theft cases that was made out totally against 15 victims by the then Inspector of Police, Thirukovilur, R Srinivasan, along with four other policemen.


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பத்திரிகைச் செய்தி
மாநில மனித உரிமை ஆணையத்தின் உத்தரவை மக்கள் கண்காணிப்பகம் 
மகிழ்வுடன் வரவேற்கிறது. காவல் துறையின் பணி வன்முறையற்றதாக இருக்கக் கோருகிறது.

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People’s Watch welcomes the order of the SHRC and appeals for zero tolerance to violence by uniformed services

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