Seeking justice for father-son duo P Jayaraj and J Beniks who recently died under judicial custody in Sathankulam in Thoothukudi district of Tamil Nadu, popular film stars and celebrities have slammed the policemen concerned for their alleged brutal act.
The hashtag #JusticeForJeyarajAndFenix has been trending on social media. Jayam Ravi wrote: “No one is above the law, justice must be done for this inhuman act.”
Khushbu Sundar posted: “Will we and can we see law taking its course and punishing the guilty without any further delay in #Jeyaraj and #Fenix case? The culprits cannot and should not getaway. A family has lost their most loved ones. Justice delayed is justice denied.”
Varalakshmi Sarathkumar wrote: “When it’s wrong..ITS WRONG…no matter who it is..extremely shocked at the behaviour #Sathankulampolice There’s no solace for their family..#
Bollywood actor Riteish Deshmukh tweeted: “This is tragic & absolute national shame. It sends shivers down my spine even reading about it. We all must stand together against this barbaric brutality.”
Cricketer Shikhar Dhawan tweeted, “Horrified to hear about the brutality inflicted upon Jeyaraj & Fenix in Tamil Nadu. We must raise our voice and make sure justice is given to the family.”
Karthik Subbaraj posted: “What happened in Saththankulam is HORRIBLE!! Insult to Humanism… The accused officials needs to be Punished and Justice has to be given to those poor souls…. Some Humans are more dangerous than Viruses!!”
Gautham Karthik wrote: “HORRIFIED to hear of the brutality inflicted upon Jeyaraj & Fenix in #Sathankulam
May they R.I.P.
This is NOT the work of Good and Honest police men who uphold Justice, Law & Order.
This is the work of a few sadistic and barbaric criminals in uniform!
Music composer D Imman stated: “Terrified to hear the brutality inflicted upon Jeyaraj & Fenix. Totally inhuman and could not digest the torture they must have gone through. Let us raise our voices for this ruthless act India! Jeyaraj and Fenix are the George Floyd of India.”
Aishwarya Rajesh wrote: “Sathankulam incident is horrifying. It is totally inhuman. Really not acceptable. Justice in the delay is injustice.”