April 26, 2017
The report on the lathi charge and slapping of a woman by a senior police official during a protest demonstration against opening a TASMAC outlet at Shamalapuram in Tirupur district was submitted today.
The findings by the DRO, S Prasanna Ramasamy, were submitted to Tirupur District Collector S Jayanthi, who will send it to the Chief Secretary in Chennai.
The residents of Samalapuram were agitating against opening of a liquor shop in their area and in order to disperse the crowd, ADSP Pandiarajan was found slapping a woman, which went viral.
The National Human Rights Commission had ordered the Government – Chief Secretary and Police Department – to inquire and submit a report in two weeks.
Coimbatore Rural SP Ramya Bharati also carried out an enquiry into the incident.