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Minority Commission seeks action against cop for alleged torture of Plus Two student

  The Minority Commission at the sitting held at the Aluva Guest House here on Thursday directed  the City Police Commissioner(CP) to register a criminal case against a former Fort Kochi  Sub-Inspecto

Published: 27th April 2018 01:39 AM  |   Last Updated: 27th April 2018 02:53 AM   |  A+A-

By Express News Service

KOCHI:  The Minority Commission at the sitting held at the Aluva Guest House here on Thursday directed the City Police Commissioner(CP) to register a criminal case against a former Fort Kochi Sub-Inspector for alleged torture of a Plus Two student after unnecessarily taking him to the police station. It also directed the SI to pay a compensation of Rs 22,000.

The commission's order came on a plea from the victim’s father. It directed the CP to frame charges under the Juvenile Justice Act and  Violation of Child Rights Act.

The incident happened on July 6 when a police patrol was roaming in the Fort Kochi area. The commission also directed the Home Secretary to initiate disciplinary action against the officer without delay.



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