“Please take necessary remedial measures and provide us with a complete report of action taken so far,” says the letter sent by commissioner T. Kanagaraj On 20 April to Senior Superintendent and Deputy Inspector General of Police in Jaffna.
“My son was beaten up until he lost consciousness,” Kannadasan’s mother Ranjani in tears told journalists who visited her at her home in of Arali West.
The human rights commission had been told that the other young men were also beaten up with batons and poles.
Neighbours who rushed to the house were chased away while women in the family were assaulted and their clothes torn off.
The assailants who arrested Kannadasan has taken him to the Vaddukkoddai police station in the night and released him the next day.
Journalists in the region say that police are yet to respond to the request by HRCSL.