Chennai, Mar 16 (BPNS)
The Madras High Court directed the state prisons department to produce the details of the treatment provided to the accused in the Coimbatore Car blast case, Mohammed Asaruddhin.
The father of Mohammed Asaruddhin, Mohamed Yousuf had moved Madras High Court stating that his son was brutally beaten up by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) under its custody and wanted the court to pass an order to treat his son for an appropriate medical treatment to Asaruddhin.
A division bench of the Madras High Court comprising Justices M. Sundar and Nirmal Kumar directed the Central Prison, Puzhal, Chennai to provide the details of the treatment given to the accused in jail.
The court also directed the National Investigation Agency (NIA) to respond within a week on the petition filed by Mohammed Asaruddin’s father, Mohammed Yousuf that his son was brutally beaten up in the elite agency custody and bear injury marks.
It is to be noted that a car blast took place on October 23, 2022, near the Sangameswarar temple, Ukkadam, Coimbatore in which a 29-year-old youth, Jamsheen Mubin was charred to death. The car blast took place on the eve of Deepavali and the police and NIA commenced an investigation only to find that it was a lone-wolf attack intended to create panic among the people. The investigation revealed the presence of a conspiracy and arrested several people from across Tamil Nadu Mohammed Asaruddin is one among the accused in the case who is now in jail as a remand prisoner.