Custodial Torture

New medico-legal protocol to curb custodial torture gets Cabinet nod

Formulated based on a proposal by Justice Kurup, who probed Nedumkandam custodial death

published on : 7th May 2022

Police must be part of the reform agenda

Institutional change is inseparable from economic reforms and aw and liberty are pillars of a nation's democracy as well as its economic growth.

published on : 23rd April 2022

Cop attacks two disabled persons, taken in for inquiry

According to police, the constable, identified as G Dinesh Kumar, was on leave on Friday.

published on : 17th April 2022

Custodial torture: Inquiry ordered to verify police’s explanation

He alleged they were going home after New Year celebrations when they were beaten up by a group of 15 people. They were later taken to the station and beaten up by the police.

published on : 6th April 2022

CB-CID probe ordered into man’s suicide

The Madurai Bench of Madras High Court has directed DGP C Sylendra Babu to transfer a case pertaining to a man’s suicide following alleged custodial torture by police, to the CB-CID.

published on : 28th March 2022

Police thrash family members during festival procession

The policemen on duty on the road intervened and tried to take Aravind into custody mistaking him for a miscreant.

published on : 27th March 2022

Telangana HC orders judicial probe into custodial torture claim

A bench of the High Court directed the District Principal and Sessions Judge, Nalgonda district, to conduct the judicial probe and submit a report within 60 days.

published on : 24th March 2022

Brutality of Kerala Police at the fore again as autorickshaw driver taken into custody by mistake faces spine injury

The cops later came to know that they had picked up the wrong person and released Kumar after giving him Rs 500 for ayurvedic massage.

published on : 17th March 2022

Youth accuses police of custodial torture, cops refute charges

Arun Raj, a native of Attingal has been admitted to the Government Hospital at Valiyakunnu at Attingal.

published on : 15th March 2022

40-year-old man dies in custody; family alleges torture led to death

The police claimed that the man complained of chest pain after his arrest was recorded on Monday morning and died on the way to a private hospital.

published on : 1st March 2022

TN govt amends existing law to protect LGBT+ persons from police abuse

The order explains that for the purpose of this rule, “harassment does not include the right of police to make any inquiry as per the procedure established by law.”

published on : 18th February 2022

Curbing custodial torture: 12 CCTV cameras to be installed at each Kerala police station

All police stations in the state will get 12 CCTV cameras each with a voice recording feature and these will be connected to the respective district police headquarters.

published on : 9th February 2022

Form medical boards to treat custodial torture victims: DME

The DME also directed the superintendents/principals of the MCHs to depute senior-most doctors to carry out medical screening of persons brought from police custody.

published on : 4th February 2022

Kozhikode: Ex-CI beat me up, says fiance of rape survivor who died

The fiance of Thenhipalam Pocso case victim, who was found hanging last Wednesday, has levelled serious allegations against a police officer who was then at Feroke station. 

published on : 26th January 2022

‘Custodial’ death: Family of disabled man gets Rs 10 lakh

Expressing grief over the death of a disabled man after his arrest by Namakkal police, Chief Minister MK Stalin on Sunday announced a solatium of Rs 10 lakh to his family.

published on : 18th January 2022
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