Subhasri's Father Moves Madras HC, Seeks Constitution of SIT

The Quint
Subhasri was the only child of her parents.

Subhasri's father, R Ravi, on Wednesday, 9 October, wrote a petition addressed to the Madras High Court stating that the foremost reason for his daughter's death is the 'negligent act of the government officials on duty'. Subhashri was killed when an illegal hoarding fell on her on 12 September.

He has sought the constitution of a Special Investigation Team (SIT) to probe his daughter's death.  The petition filed by Subhasri's father on Wednesday.

In a petition filed before the court on Wednesday, Ravi stated that on 24 September, he had requested the government of Tamil Nadu for compensation to the tune of Rs 1 crore for the demise of his daughter.

He also pointed out that he had requested the enactment of a Special Act to ensure maximum punishment to curb the unauthorised or illegal erecting of banners. However, according to his petition, till date, the respondents have not responded to his requests.

The case will be taken up for hearing on Thursday, The News Minute reported.

On 12 September, 23-year-old Subhasri was driving her scooter down Pallikaranai in Chennai when an illegal hoarding fell on her. She was subsequently thrown on the road, where a water tanker ran over her, killing her.

Action Against Those Responsible

Subhasri's parents have repeatedly emphasised that their daughter's death was not an accident and have demanded action against those responsible for the banner's presence on the Thoraipakkam-Pallavaram road.

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