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AIADMK, DMK announce Rs 25 lakh each to kin of father-son duo

Ruling AIADMK and opposition DMK on Friday announced a solatium of Rs 25 lakh each to the next of kin of father-son duo of Jayaraj and Benicks who died in judicial custody in Tuticorin district after alleged police torture.

DMK”s Lok Sabha member from Tuticorin district, Kanimozhi, said she had handed over a cheque for Rs 25 lakh to the family on Friday. She also demanded an inquiry by the National Human Rights Commission into the deaths.

In a joint statement, Chief Minister K. Palaniswami and his deputy O. Panneerselvam said on behalf of the party that the two deaths were saddening and unfortunate and announced Rs 25 lakh to the bereaved kin.

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