CHENNAI: A human rights organisation has mentioned that it’s going to transfer the Madras Excessive Court docket in a case associated to the revoking of suspension of Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) Balveer Singh, extensively accused within the Ambasamudram custodial torture case.
Henri Tiphagane, Govt Director, Individuals‘s Watch, a Human Rights organisation, has mentioned that he’ll transfer the Madras Excessive Court docket in opposition to the state authorities’s resolution to revoke the suspension of Singh.
The Tamil Nadu authorities has lately revoked the suspension of the police officer.
Balveer Singh, whereas serving as Assistant Superintendent of Police in Ambasamudram is alleged to have pulled out the tooth of youths in three police stations beneath the Ambasamudram subdivision.
The police officer can also be accused of inserting gravel within the mouth of the victims and plucking out their tooth whereas different policemen held them forcefully.
The associated incidents occurred between March 10 and 23 in 2023 and after the victims complained human rights activists like Henri Tiphagane introduced out the brutal incidents earlier than the world. Following a hue and cry Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.Ok. Stalin ordered an investigation in opposition to the police officer.
The Crime Department CID of the Tamil Nadu Police charge-sheeted him in three circumstances and he was placed on suspension.
Tamil Nadu authorities authorities, nonetheless, mentioned that Balveer Singh was beneath suspension because the final 9 months and being a central service officer, he couldn’t be saved beneath suspension for lengthy. The officers mentioned that he can be given a non delicate posting.
Henri Tiphangane mentioned that he would transfer the Madras excessive court docket in opposition to the revoking of suspension. He additionally mentioned that the state authorities was attempting to defend the IPS officer from the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act within the Ambasamudram custodial torture case. He additionally urged Chief Minister Stalin to launch the high-level inquiry report submitted by IAS officer P. Amudha.
It could be famous that after the victims had been allegedly tortured in police stations on March 10 and 23, an inquiry was performed by Sub-divisional Justice of the Peace Cheranmahadevi and Sub Collector Md. Shabbir Alam.
After the victims of the alleged torture spoke to media retailers, the chief minister appointed Amudha to conduct a high-level probe in April 2023 however the report was saved a secret.
In the meantime, Arunkumar, a sufferer, had approached the Madurai Bench of the Madras Excessive Court docket and searched for the report back to be launched.
Following a subsequent attraction, the state authorities launched the interim report on Thursday.
Tiphagne mentioned the CB-CID omitted the names of non-SC/ST officers within the cost sheet, to safeguard them from the SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities Act).