Wednesday, September 28, 2011

[ZESTCaste] Paramakudi firing: Commission holds discussions with officials

Paramakudi firing: Commission holds discussions with officials
PTI | 01:09 AM,Sep 28,2011

Ramanthapuram, Sep 27 (PTI) The Tamil Nadu government- appointed
Commission, formed to inquire the Paramakudi police firing, today
visited the violence-hit areas and held discussions with officials.The
Commission was shown black flags by villagers at Mannadimangalam, who
demanded a CBI inquiry and suspension of police personnel responsible
for the firing, officials said. Chief Minister Jayalalithaa had on
September 12 ordered a judicial probe by a retired high court judge
into the firing. Seven persons were killed on September 11 when police
fired on a mob, which set ablaze vehicles and blocked traffic
following the arrest of Dalit leader Pandian when he was proceeding to
Paramakudi to pay homage to another community leader Imanuel Sekaran
on his death anniversary.Meanwhile, posters condemning both DMK and
AIADMK for their 'anti-Dalit stand' were found stuck in several places
at Thevaram in Theni district, leading to tension, police said. Two
DMK workers were injured in a clash with Dalits near Thevaram, they

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