'Police firing in Thoothukudi was pre-planned murder', PIL filed in Supreme Court

Shruti Mahajan May 24 2018

Amidst the uproar over the police opening fire on unarmed protesters at Sterlite’s (now Vedanta) Copper Smelter plant in Thoothukudi, a PIL has been filed before the Supreme Court calling for action to be taken against those responsible.

The PIL filed by Advocate GS Mani prays for a case of murder under Section 302 IPC to be registered by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) against all concerned officers of the Tamil Nadu Police, specifically the Superintendent of Police of Thoothukudi District and the District Collector . . .

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