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A 30-year-old man died in police custody in Tamil Nadu’s Chennai on Sunday, The Indian Express reported. This is the second such incident reported in the state capital in two months.

Five police officers, including an inspector, sub-inspector and head constables of the Kodungaiyur Police Station, have been suspended.

The Kodungaiyur Police in north Chennai picked up S Rajasekar, a resident of Tiruvallur district, to question him about a theft he allegedly committed on Saturday, reported The New Indian Express.

Rajasekar had 27 criminal cases registered against him, Chennai Additional Commissioner TS Anbu said at a press conference on Sunday, reported The Indian Express.

“During the course of inquiry, he had health complications,” Anbu said. “He was taken to a nearby hospital on Sunday. The doctors declared that he was fine and he was taken back to the station. Later he was vomiting and had other discomfort and was taken to the hospital again in the evening.”

Rajasekar was referred to the Government Stanley Hospital, but he died on the way, Anbu said.

“We have registered a case under Section 176-1A [death in custody] of the Criminal Procedure Code, and the judicial magistrate is going to conduct an inquiry into this incident,” he added. “Based on his report, further action would be initiated.”

The case has been transferred to the…

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