The Gujarat High Court on Tuesday ordered the transfer of the investigation of a case of custodial death from the Ahmedabad City Crime Branch to the state CID (Crime Investigation Department) in Gandhinagar.
According to Rizwan’s family members, he was taken away by police from his home at Awantipora on Sunday night. On Tuesday morning, they said, they were informed of his death in custody. Late evening, police handed over Rizwan’s body to the family.
Abdul Gaffar, 40, of Lilong Usoipokpi, Thoubal district was allegedly picked up by a combined team of Manipur police commandos and 26th Assam Rifles personnel in the wee hour of Thursday from his residence.