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#Thanjavur Death case -

There has been a third video that is being circulated. How is that happening ? There is not allegation of religious conversion, girl did not talk about religious conversion : Petitioner counsel
This is creating suspicions on the investigation and investigating agency. We have lost faith in the investigation. Thru have done injustice to the little girl : Petitioner counsel

In her own voice, 2 yrs back she had stated that there was an attempt to convert. All these allegations have tk be investigated. What was the reason for suicide : Petitioner Counsel

#Thanjavur #Conversion #death
For fair investigation process the matter must be transferred to #CBI
In 2006, there was a case of suicide of one girl Sukanya and it was declared as suicide. After investigation in 2010 it was known that she was gang raped and thrown in well : Petitioner Counsel

It was same ruling party which is now, asserts Petitioner counsel

The prosecutor interrupts and says, let the case be heard on merits. The counsel is making unwanted allegations.

#madrashc #Thanjavur
The petition contains 4 paras-
1) & 2) mentions facts, 3) is against police's press release and last one seeks the transfer of case to CB CID - Prosecutor

He further reads the status report.

The incident happened on 9th Jan , 2022 after which she was taken to hospital. On 15th Jan 2022, she was admitted to #Thanjavur Medical Hospital afterwards she consumed poison. From 9th to 15th nothing is known : Prosecutor

After 15th Jan Dying Declaration was recorded and FIR lodged. We have also recorded statement of Muthuvel and noted to who all he circulated the video. Forensic examination is still going on - Prosecutor

#madrashc #Thanjavur
How many videos are there we don't know. But we are investigating each aspect. Since Muthuvel ( the one who circulated video) is not cooperating with the investigation, it's getting difficult. But we are doing our best. - Prosecutor

#Thanjavur #madrashc
We are not suppressing anything. 53 witnesses have be examined till now. The plea has no averment. They are arguing in air. There is nothing in writing - Prosecutor

#madrashc #Thanjavur
We have recorded the statement of victim's parents 3 times. Victim girl complained and next day thr person was arrested and remanded. Now they are interrupting. They don't want fail investigation - Prosecutor

Arulraj for School now makes the submissions -

"We are deeply sad. She was a topper... We were her second home. "

We don't have objections to the orde by court of Jan 24. But the people outside have taken it in a different manner. We are a minority institution. Over million students have studied here. Majority of our students are Hindus, staff are Hindus. We don't discriminate - Arulraj
We do not shy away from investigation. We don't so do conversion. These allegations are very serious. That is not our mission. No complaints so far - Arulraj

The allegations that we were alluring her to convert are baseless. We have been handling at least 1 lakh students over 100 years. The incident happened 2 yes back, why didn't they raise the allegations then? - Arulraj

The girl was more attracted to the institution than her home. She went home due to lockdown. We tendered her fees whenever required. I am not against investigation but the bald allegations made by petitioner - Arulraj

#madrashc #Thanjavur
We have been protection girl for 5 yrs. We know her in and out. Most of her angst was against her stepmother. Thr needle of suspicion should be on her stepmother. To hide this, they have put forth the bogey of conversion - Arulraj

#madrashc #Thanjavur
The sister who is in jail is a senior citizen. There is a wider conspiracy to truncate the investigation to protect the real culprits. She was our own child. We mourn her death - Arulraj

The person Muthuvel who took the video, there ads criminal charges pending against him fornatrscking Christians. He is a leader of some political organization. Also, the girl had called a helpline number 2 yrs back complaining against harassment by family - Arulraj

During lockdown she was at home. She had depression. We used to take care if her & provide her medicine. At home she migh thave not got the treatment. We used to call her - Arulraj

Arulraj next cites a judgment saying that no one can ask to change investigation as a matter of rt
After the courts order, the prosecution has impleaded another sister who was warden 2 yrs back. They are harassing us too. - Arulraj

Now @BJP4India has constituted a fact finding mission. There is a political narrative. The petitioners are deviating from Dying Declaration of the girl and believing some tailored video on social media - Arulraj

We are on media trial. Every priest, every nun viewed with suspicion. One fourth of school children in Tamil Nadu are from our institution. - Arulraj

The stepmother should be asked. She used to I'll treat and discriminate her. I don't wish to say much in public. If there was a conversion actions may be taken against us but not at the instance of petitioner, whose conduct is not credible - Arulraj

#madrashc #Thanjavur
There is no skeleton in cupboard. Our house is clean. Your lordship may ask any questions. - Arulraj.

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