Madras High Court Slams TN Govt On Thoothukudi Incident:- A special Madurai bench of Madras High Court slammed Tamil Nadu Government asking them to state the reasons for Thoothukundi firing in which several innocents lost their lives. The court asked Tamil Nadu Government to submit a detailed report by June 6th about the incident that took place on May 22nd and 13 people lost their lives in the town. A case has been registered after which the court pronounced its order. Tamil Nadu Government issued a GO to close the Sterlite Copper plant in the town after the situations walked out of control.
Earlier Chief Minister K. Palaniswami told that the people have been protesting peacefully against the plant but the situations turned violent because of the "anti-social elements". According to an FIR lodged by Thoothukudi police, a Deputy Tehsildar Sekar revealed that the cops opened fire after they failed to control the angry mob. Tamil Nadu Government now is working out to submit a detailed report and explain about the compensation they offered for the families of the deceased.