Chennai: A day after the brutal assault against a woman and her son by traffic police in T Nagar, the State Human Rights Commission has directed the Sub-Inspector and Special SI to appear before the Commission to conduct a probe regarding the incident.
Based on newspaper reports, the Judge D Jayachandran initiated suo motu proceeding and ordered the cops to appear before the Commission on April 18.
The Judge summoned Suresh, SI, Mambalam Traffic Police station and Jayaraman, Special SI to appear before the Commission without fail.
The judge warned that if they fail to comply with the summons, the final decision would be taken by the Commission in their absence and proceedings will be initiated against them under Rules 10 and 12 of Order of XVI Civil Procedure Code.
The police registered a case against Prakash and remanded him to Puzhal prison on Tuesday. In the video, the traffic police, including a woman cop, were seen beating Prakash of Saligramam for driving a two-wheeler without a helmet and carrying two pillion riders, his mother and sister.
Police brutality was brought out in all its starkness in a series of videos showing the attack on the boy that took place on Monday in T Nagar. The cops were seen trying to break the boy’s left hand even as his mother screams at them.
The videos showed the onlookers were shocked at the police action as traffic cops continued to beat the youth. A cop forcibly held Prakash to a pole, while another twisted his hand and a third tries to break the hand. Prakash’s mother was howling and begging to release him. His sister was shivering. The video also showed a woman traffic police holding his mother and sister while her colleagues enjoyed the power vested in their uniforms....