Receive body of remand prisoner, HC tells kin
The Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court on Thursday directed the members of the family of Muthu Mano, a remand prisoner who was killed inside Palayamkottai Central Prison, to obtain the body and carry out the final rites by May 1.
Justice G. Ilangovan handed the order after a point out was made by the State. The State submitted that the members of the family refused to obtain the body of the deceased on the bottom that their petition was pending earlier than the court docket.
They had been insisting that the federal government ought to present compensation and a job to a member of the family, it was submitted. A proposal was despatched to the State recommending a authorities job to a member of the family and acceptable compensation.
The court docket took observe of the truth that the Tirunelveli Collector had already despatched a letter to the Chief Secretary on this regard. It noticed that the transfer confirmed that the federal government was offering assist and assist to the household.
The father of the deceased, A. Pavanasam, filed a petition earlier than the court docket in search of a probe into the homicide of his son contained in the jail by just a few inmates. The CB-CID can be investigating the case.