STOCK MARKET BSE NSE

'Pay Rs 50,000 for Wrongful Arrest'

Published: 24th August 2015 03:44 AM  |   Last Updated: 24th August 2015 03:44 AM   |  A+A-

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The State Human Rights Commission (SHRC) has asked the Kottarakkara police to grant a compensation of `50,000 to a youth who was detained illegally.

Rights Commission chairman Justice J B Koshi said the amount should be handed over in two months. The incident came to light when Sahila, a native of Vettoor Kavil, lodged a complaint citing that her brother Abu Talif was kidnapped on March 25 by a gang of people from Vettoor Kavil. 

Later,it was discovered that the Kottarakkara police had detained Talif on April 9.

On inquiry, the Human Rights Commission  found out that the crime squad of the Kottarakara police station had detained him illegally. It then directed the compensation to be exacted from those  officers who were responsible for the illegal detention. Besides, they should also be given training in the police academy, it said.

The case against the youth should be inquired by a police officer holding a rank not less than that of a Deputy Superintendent of Police.



Comments

Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the newindianexpress.com editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on newindianexpress.com are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of newindianexpress.com or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. newindianexpress.com reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

IPL_2020
flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp