Tamil Nadu: S. Yuvaraj, the prime accused in the murder of dalit youth Gokulraj on June 23, 2015, walked out free from the Vellore Central Prison on May 31 after receiving a celebratory welcome from his supporters.

S. Yuvaraj the prime accused in the murder case was granted conditional bail, last week by Justice B. Gokuldas of Madras High Court.

The conditions in execution of a bond for Rs. 10,000 with two sureties included, the accused should stay in Tirunelveli and report before the Sub-Inspector of police at Tirunelveli Town police station, daily and sign twice at 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. until further orders. Also, he should not tamper with evidence or witness either during investigation or trial and also shall not abscond, the orders said.

Yuvaraj was accused of murdering Gokulraj, a 21-year-old Dalit boy for talking to a girl from the Gounder community at a Tiruchengode temple. Gokulraj’s body was found on the railway tracks near Erode.

The 34-year-old leader, S. Yuvaraj of the caste outfit, Dheeran Chinnamalai Gounder Peravai received a hero’s welcome from his supporters who had come out to celebrate his receiving bail at Vellore Central Prison. 

After he walked out of the prison, Yuvraj said that, “I have evidence to prove that the case is suicide and not murder. Be it Hindus, Muslims or Christians the common temple for all of them is the court and the common God for everyone is the judge. I have full faith in him, and I will bring out the truth through the court. I will also prove that DSP Vishnupriya’s death is a planned murder. Those two people who are guilty will be punished”.



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