Forensic Team gets Vital Clues NearNamakkal Rail Track

Forensic Team gets Vital Clues NearNamakkal Rail Track

NAMAKKAL :The team of forensic experts appointed by the Madras High Court visited the railway track at Pallipalayam where the body of Dalit youth Gokulraj was found on Wednesday, sources said.


Led by DrSampathkumar, Head of Forensic Science Department, Sri Ramachandra Medical College, Chennai, the panel held an on-the-spot study on Sunday at the site where the severed body was found.


The experts scanned the particular strip of the railway track where the decapitated body was found and also took measurement of the stretch where blood stains and hair follicles were seen then, the sources stated.


Later, DrSampathkumar said the autopsy report would be submitted to the High Court on Monday (June 29) as directed.


He refused to comment on the cause of death when mediapersons quizzed him. He said only the Court would be informed of the matter.


Progress Reviewed

Meanwhile, Deputy Inspector General (DIG) of Police, Salem Range, VidyaJayant Kulkarni, reviewed the progress made in the investigation on the suspicious death of Dalit youth Gokulraj at a meeting held in the Kumarapalayam police station.


Superintendent of Police S R Senthilkumar, Additional SP Chandramohan and Investigation Officer and DSP, Tiruchengode, Vishnu Priya were present at the meeting.


DSPs and inspectors who are part of the special squads looking into the case also attended the meeting.


Later, the DIG visited the site where the body of Gokulraj was found on the railway track, the sources said.


VCK, Pt Chorus for CBI Probe

Chennai: ViduthalaiChiruthaigalKatchi (VCK) leader TholThirumavalavan on Sunday demanded that the probe into the death of Dalit youth Gokulraj in Tiruchengode be handed over to CBI and also sought solatium of Rs 25 lakh for the victim’s family. Thirumavalavan also condemned the alleged custodial death of Ambur youth ShamilBasha and the lathi charge on Muslims who staged a protest. Meanwhile, talking to reporters in Coimbatore on Sunday, PuthiyaTamizhagam leader K Krishnasamy also demanded the State Government to order a CBI inquiry into the death. He also criticised the Namakkal police’s reluctance to register the Dalit’s death as a murder case.


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