custodial torture

Torture in cop custody: Odisha Human Rights Commission orders probe

Kin of the victims had alleged that the two were subjected to torture after Motu police took them in for interrogation in connection with a theft complaint in MPV-89 village. 

published on : 6th October 2021

Sub-inspector suspended for torturing 35-year-old man in Kerala 

Khan's family members allege that he was beaten up despite him informing the police about his neurological condition. The police turned away Khan's family when they reached the station to see him.

published on : 21st September 2021

Ankit Gujjar death: Two deputy superintendents among nine officials from Tihar jail to face action

Two assistant superintendents, three head warders and two warders are also among the nine prison officials who will face action, the department said.

published on : 14th September 2021

CBI to investigate alleged custodial death of Ankit Gujjar in Tihar

Justice Mukta Gupta directed that the case file be sent from Delhi Police to the CBI and sought a status report from it before the next date of hearing on October 28.

published on : 9th September 2021

Sathankulam custodial death: Jeyaraj, Beniks said they were beaten over 100 times, says kin

Advocate Rufus, who represents the victims in the Sathankulam case, told Express that Joseph — the brother-in-law of Jeyaraj — stated this before the Madurai District Court on Tuesday.

published on : 1st September 2021

Bengaluru police reach out to Africans living in city with ‘Hello Desk’

The aim of the meeting ‘Hello Africa Desk’ was to help build a clean rapport with African nationals residing in the city.

published on : 13th August 2021

Custodial torture still prevails, nationwide sensitisation of police officers needed: CJI

CJI also said that for becoming a society governed by the rule of law, it was necessary to “bridge the gap of accessibility to justice between the highly privileged and the most vulnerable”.

published on : 8th August 2021

Youth dies after police interrogation in Uttarakhand, family cries foul

Saini's kin protested outside the Kalagarh police station alleging that he had died because of being tortured by the police during interrogation.

published on : 24th July 2021

Mariyamma case: NHRC registers complaint on cops

Earlier, High Court advocate Rapolu Bhaskar moved the NHRC seeking action on the police personnel alleging that unable to bear their torture, Maryiamma died.

published on : 23rd July 2021

Kerala DGP orders extensive CCTV coverage in police stations to curb rights abuse

Acting on 2020 apex court order, the dept had already taken measures to install cameras 

published on : 19th July 2021

Farmer found dead in Tiruvannamalai, kin allege police excesses

A 31-year-old farmer allegedly died of electrocution a day after he was chased by a police team near Kalambur in Tiruvannamalai district after complaints of sand smuggling.

published on : 18th July 2021

CB-CID to probe Thoothukudi custodial torture

Due to the injuries, he developed several medical complications and had to undergo dialysis, he claimed.

published on : 4th July 2021

Rs 10 lakh solatium for kin of Salem police assault victim

Chief Minister MK Stalin on Wednesday assured in the Assembly that proper action would be taken over the Salem district police assault incident after conducting an inquiry.

published on : 24th June 2021

Objection to screening of those in police custody baseless: Justice Kurup

The police, medical and prisons departments  had objected to the recommendation alleging that they posed  practical difficulties.

published on : 16th June 2021

Haryana: Villagers, cops clash as 22-year-old dies after release from custody

The family further alleged the police had brutally beaten him up and he was only released after the officials were paid bribe.

published on : 13th June 2021
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