From head to toe, 13 injuries found on Vignesh's body: Post-mortem report

Vignesh who was secured during the vehicle check near Kelley's signal on the night of April 18 died in police custody the next day.
From head to toe, 13 injuries found on Vignesh's body: Post-mortem report
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CHENNAI: On the day when Arun Halder, vice-chairman of the Nation Commission of Scheduled Castes, visited the city to inquire about the custodial death of Vignesh at the Secretariat Colony police station on Wednesday, the post-mortem report of the deceased also came out, in which 13 injuries on the body of Vignesh from head to toe have been recorded by the doctors who performed the autopsy.

A one-cm deep wound on the mid parietal region of head, cut injuries on left eye brow, left side of cheek, right forearm and hand, left shoulder, upper back, near back of the truk, gluteal region, fracture on the right leg, wounds on the left leg and sole of left foot have been mentioned in the post-mortem report. According to the report, final result has been reserved as chemial analysis of viscera and histopathologcial report are awaited.

Vignesh who was secured during the vehicle check near Kelley's signal on the night of April 18 died in police custody the next day. While police claimed that Vignesh developed seizure after breakfast and died in the hospital. After his body was buried after post-mortem, Vignesh's brothers alleged foul playin his death and claimed that police tried to hide the brutal attack on Vignesh by giving them Rs 1 lakh.

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