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

Youth dies in police custody in Odisha's Abhyachandpur, family claims torture by cops

Abhyachandpur police had arrested 8-year-old Manoranjan Bari on Saturday for his alleged involvement in brown sugar trade.

published on : 3rd 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

Two Dalit youths tortured, beaten to death in Karnataka's Tumakuru

The incident occurred in the home district of Law and Parliamentary Affairs minister J C Madhuswamy.

published on : 22nd 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

Minor boy ‘tortured’ in police custody for 3 days

Childline officials on Monday met the boy in the presence of district child protection officer Pragati Mohanty at Basundhara and took his statement.

published on : 12th 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

CBI to probe woman’s abuse by husband abroad

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has taken over the probe in a case related to the torture of a Chottanikkara native woman allegedly by her husband in Canada.

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

Uttar Pradesh: Journalist in custody, alleges torture by cops

A journalist, arrested on charges of misbehaving with police officers outside a vote counting centre in Agra, has now accused the police of torturing him in custody.

published on : 18th 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

Youth dies by suicide after ‘police torture’, CI suspended

He was allegedly harassed by the Circle Inspector of Mandapeta police station in East Godavari district. Following protests by the family of the deceased, the CI was placed under suspension.

published on : 10th March 2022
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