Student death: Court grants four day custody of accused

Coimbatore: A local court granted police four day custody of Arumugham, the trainer who allegedly pushed 19-year old girl to death during a disaster training course recently at a city college.

Arumugham was arrested on 13 July on charges pushing down the student, Logeswari from the second floor of a private college, as part of the disaster drill, when she was reluctant to jump and died after her head hit the sunshade on the first floor.

Police had filed a petition before the judicial magistrate court, seeking custody of Arumugam for seven days for questioning.

The 5th Judicial Magistrate (in-charge) K R Kannan, before whom the case came up ,allowed police four day custody and directed them to produce the accused in court by Saturday.


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