Custodial Torture

In three years, 255 died in police custody, only three cops convicted: NCRB data

49 cases of human rights violation were lodged against various police departments across the country. However, chargesheets were filed against just eight police personnel.

published on : 3rd October 2020

Custodial torture: Court denies bail to three Sathankulam cops

The judge observed that on June 19, 2020, the accused took Jeyaraj to the police station.

published on : 2nd October 2020

Response on claims of police brutality sought by Madras HC

The Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court sought response from the State government on fresh allegations of police brutality raised by a an executive trustee of a Madurai-based NGO.

published on : 1st October 2020

CBCID books six in lorry driver murder case

The victim’s family had a property dispute with former AIADMK commerce wing secretaryThirumanavel.

published on : 26th September 2020

Lorry driver beaten to death after filing affidavit over custodial torture in Thoothukudi

AIADMK functionary Thirumanavel with the instigation of the inspector, abducted Selvan in his car, beat him black and blue at a secluded place.

published on : 18th September 2020

Police raid premises of absconding former Punjab DGP SS Saini over 29-year old murder case

On May 6 this year, Saini, along with six other police officers, was booked in a 29-year-old case of custodial torture of former CITCO employee Balwant Singh Multani.

published on : 28th August 2020

Periyakulam inspector denies custodial torture claims

He also denied the allegations that the petitioner was seriously injured and was denied medical treatment. Raja suffered only few abrasions on his hand and back, the inspector claimed.

published on : 20th August 2020

SC/ST Act against 9 cops for ‘torturing’ advocate

The CB-CID police have acted based on the direction by the Madurai Bench of Madras High Court on March 2.

published on : 2nd August 2020

FIR slapped on nine Tamil Nadu cops for custodial torture of advocate

The CBCID police took the action 33 months after the incident occurred based on a direction from the Madurai Bench of Madras High Court

published on : 1st August 2020

Custodial torture victim urges to withdraw FIR

Yakobu Raj, hailing from Meerankulam, was booked under sections 294(b) (uttering filth), 387 (extortion) and 506(ii) (criminal intimidation) of the IPC, based on a complaint given by Mahendran.

published on : 30th July 2020

Rajasthan: 28-year-old man dies allegedly in police lock-up in, judicial probe ordered

The family members of the deceased man accused the police station of thrashing him severely leading to his death.

published on : 26th July 2020

CB-CID begins inquiry into Peikulam ‘custodial torture’

Thoothukudi SP S Jeyakumar handed over the case details to Tirunelveli DSP of CB-CID Anil Kumar on Wednesday. 

published on : 23rd July 2020

DSP told to probe alleged custodial torture of Tenkasi man

Justice R Pongiappan passed the order following a petition filed by Arunachalam's wife Jamuna Bai.

published on : 21st July 2020

Sathankulam: Yet another torture case

“The next morning, SI Balakrishnan thrashed me on buttocks until I bled. Three hours later, Ragu beat me up even as I was bleeding.

published on : 16th July 2020

Custodial torture: Doctors of father-son duo quizzed

CB-CID sleuths inquired the volunteers and police personnel, including a special sub-inspector, who were present at Sathankulam station when the two traders were beaten up on June 19.

published on : 7th July 2020
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