Tamil Nadu custodial torture: All you need to know

At least 10 young men from the Ambasamudram police division in Tamil Nadu have come forward, alleging that Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) Balveer Singh IPS tortured them by removing their teeth with cutting pliers and, in the case of two men, crushing their testicles.Tamil Nadu CM, MK Stalin, informed the State Assembly on March 29 that ASP Balveer Singh has been placed under suspension.

published on : 29th March 2023

"Madam used to beat me up...": Suspended BJP leader Seema Patra arrested for torturing maid

TW: Sensitive content. Jharkhand police arrested suspended BJP leader Seema Patra, wife of a retired IAS officer, on allegations of torturing her 29-year-old tribal help Sunita. Patra was suspended by BJP after a video of the woman, Sunita, narrating her ordeal, went viral on social media with demands for Patra's arrest.

published on : 31st August 2022

Hyderabad woman being tortured in Saudi Arabia, family seeks govt help

Family members of a Hyderabad woman alleged that she has been suffering harassment and torture at the hands of her employers in Saudi Arabia.

published on : 12th June 2017

Twenty tortured and murdered at Pakistani shrine

Twenty people are tortured and then murdered with clubs and knives at a Pakistani Sufi shrine, police say, in an attack allegedly carried out by the shrine's custodian and several accomplices.

published on : 3rd April 2017