Bollywood Personalities Including Priyanka Chopra & Taapsee Pannu Stand Against Police Brutality

Bollywood Personalities Including Priyanka Chopra & Taapsee Pannu Stand Against Police Brutality
Bollywood Personalities Including Priyanka Chopra & Taapsee Pannu Stand Against Police Brutality

Recently the brutal death of American-African man George Floyd had lit a movement across the globe. Now again a horrific case of police brutality in Tamil Nadu’s Tuticorin has come into light in India.

In a shocking incident 59-year-old P Jayaraj and his 31-year-old son Bennicks (Fenix) were picked up for questioning by the cops in Sathankulam police on June 19.

They were reportedly questioned for violating lockdown rules and keeping their mobile shop open beyond the permitted time.

It has been alleged that they were brutally thrashed, sodomized, and tortured by the police while in custody, leading to their demise. As per the reports Fenix died at Kovilpatti General Hospital on June 22, while his father Jayaraj died later on June 23.

As soon as the incident came to the knowledge of people it led to a huge outrage and netizens are raising their voice, demanding justice for them.

Bollywood celebrities including Priyanka Chopra Jonas, Taapsee Pannu, Kiara Advani, Rakul Preet Singh, Riteish Deshmukh, Genelia Deshmukh, Nimrat Kaur, Neha Dhupia and Vir Das too have expressed support and joined the movement for justice with the hashtag #JusticeForJayarajandFenix.

Actress Priyanka Chopra also tweeted a note on the horrific incident.

Taapsee tweeted, “This might just be one case out of many but it takes only one case to begin the snowball effect. #JusticeforJayarajAndFenix It could’ve been anyone we know. Details are scary and gut wrenching.”

Kiara, Rakul, Riteish, Genelia, Nimrat, Neha and Vir also expressed their grief over the incident.

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