Tamil Nadu Coronavirus News July 3, 4 Highlights: The CB-CID on Thursday arrested constable Muthuraj, who had been on the run following the deaths of Jeyaraj and Bennicks last week late Friday night. Thoothukudi police traced the constable to a village near Vilathikulam where he had been hiding inside a house.
Muthuraj was handed over to the CB-CID at their station in the district on Friday.
A woman head constable at the Sathankulam police station, who was one of the key witnesses during the custodial torture of the Jeyaraj and Bennicks gave her statement to the Chief Judicial Magistrate of Thoothukudi on Friday. S Revathy had been given a month-long paid leav, and four police personnel, including two women, had been deployed at Revathy’s residence for her family’s protection.
Meanwhile, Tamil Nadu recorded its highest spike till date with 4329 fresh cases reported on Friday, bringing the state tally to 1,02,721. Among these, Chennai reported 2082 positive cases, bringing the city’s total to 64,689.