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24 May 2018, Edition - 1045, Thursday


  • Power supply of sterlite plant disconnected, T.N govt disconnects power supply, cut due to non compliance of rules
  • Extortion threats to 12 U.P MLAs, demand: Pay up Rs 12 lakh each, Intel agencies begin probe
  • 6 women officers of the Indian Navy, who successfully circumnavigated the globe on INSV Tarini met PM Modi
  • Case has been filed against Kamal Haasan and Vaiko for violating Section 144
  • Indian Air Force Cheetah helicopter crash-lands in Natha Top in Jammu and Kashmir
  • NHRC takes cognizance of Tuticorin violence, issues notice to Tamil Nadu Chief Secretary and DGP
  • The Madras High Court directed Vedanta to stop the construction of the second unit of Sterlite copper smelter plant
  • Tamil Nadu government forms judicial commission to probe Tuticorin violence
  • J&K: Grenade attack in Bijbehara as 7 civilians were injured
  • MHA has sought a report from Tamil Nadu Government on the violence in Tuticorin

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PUCL demands CB CID probe on alleged custodial death in Mettupalayam

Covai Post Network

People’s Union for Civil Liberties (PUCL) and Human Rights Commission has sought CB CID enquiry into the alleged death of Sahul Hameed a youth in Mettupalayam who was handed over by the public to the police after he was caught while he indulged in way laying and robbery. PUCL alleged that the accused was attacked by the cops in custody and he slipped into coma before he died. The PUCL also wanted the Human Rights Commission to monitor the case.