Leg chopping: NHRC transfers case to SHRC

Published: 24th February 2013 09:28 AM  |   Last Updated: 24th February 2013 09:28 AM   |  A+A-

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has asked the Kerala State Human Rights Commission (SHRC) to act on a case, where both the legs of a paralysed patient were chopped off at Bharathanoor,   Thiruvananthapuram in Kerala.

The apex human rights watchdog was moved by Supreme Court advocate and rights activist Radhakanta Tripathy in this regard.

The NHRC transferred the case to the SHRC of Kerala under section 13 (6) of the Protection of Human Rights Act, 1993, for necessary action.

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