Five policemen arrested over the death of a father-son duo after being allegedly thrashed at a police station in Tuticorin district in Tamil Nadu were sent to the CBI custody for two days by a court here on Tuesday.

Principal District and Sessions Judge Hemant Kumar passed the order remanding an inspector, two sub-inspectors and as many constables of Sathankulam police station to the custody of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), which has taken over the case from the state CB-CID police.

While the chief researching organization in its application documented on Monday looking for seven days care, the guidance for the denounced police officers, booked by the CB-CID on murder allegations, restricted the request. 

The five, including Inspector Sridhar and sub-monitors Raghu Ganesh and Balakrishnan, held up in the Central Prison here, were created in the court on Tuesday, conforming to the request for the appointed authority. 

A CBI group drove by an Additional Superintendent of Police is exploring the demise of P Jeyaraj and his child Bennicks days after they were supposedly pummeled mercilessly in the Sathankulam police headquarters a month ago, an occurrence that prompted an across the nation shock.

Bennicks and Jeyaraj died on June 22 and 23 respectively at a government hospital after being rushed from prison in Kovilpatti town following complaints of health issues.

The two were arrested on June 19 for "violating" lockdown norms over the business hours of their cell phone shop and lodged in the prison after a court remanded them to judicial custody a day later.

A total of 10 policemen have been arrested by the CB-CID, which was directed by the Madras High Court to probe the case till the CBI took it over after the Tamil Nadu government transferred the investigation to the central agency.
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