Kerala Police Academy pillars bring alive memories of mob lynching victim Madhu
21, Jun 2019, 4:02 PM IST
Thrissur: Kerala Police Academy in Thrissur has painted its pillars with heart touching paintings. A total of 74 youths from the tribal sector for the first time in history, who joined the Kerala Police on May 15, have created these works of art. The image, which got more appreciation, was that of 27-year-old Adivasi youth Madhu. He was lynched at Attappadi in Palakkad on February 22 last year by a mob, which had accused him of theft.
When senior officers saw this image, they handed over the entire atrium to the 74 youths, who belong to the tribal community. Their other paintings include traditional clothes, animals forest, art forms. Among the 74 tribals, 24 are women, of which mob lynching victim Madhu's sister Chandrika is a part. The passing out parade of the 74 youngsters took place in Thrissur Police Academy. Director general of police (DGP) Lokanath Behera saluted the outgoing candidates.