Custodial torture

Notice to TN on petition seeking action against cops for ‘torturing’ man

The police abused and threatened him, after which he set himself ablaze near an Ambedkar statue next to the Tallakulam police station.

published on : 29th June 2022

23-year-old died due to custodial torture: Kin

A case under Section 174 (suspicious death) of the CrPC was registered. Further investigation is on and the postmortem report is awaited.

published on : 26th June 2022

A Kerala doctor who stood firm to form protocol against custodial torture

Dr K Prathibha had to brush aside the police diktat in 2018, while she was working in the Kannur district hospital.

published on : 8th June 2022

Custodial torture: Tamil Nadu Human Rights Commission tells State to pay activist Rs 1 lakh

Following this, inspectors Thooyamani Vellaisamy and G Manivannan, and sub-inspector Anandakumar took Rameshkumar from his house on October 12 on the pretext of an inquiry by the DSP.

published on : 3rd June 2022

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
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