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Jaunpur ‘custodial death’ probe: Allahabad HC pulls up CBI for not making headway

November 17, 2021 5:25 am

The central agency, which is investigating the case on the directive of the court, has been directed to produce a status report of investigation in a sealed cover before the next hearing on November 29.

Kasganj custodial death: Police say girl is not a minor

November 17, 2021 5:20 am

Police also said that the kidnapping charge against the 22-year-old, Altaf, who was found dead at a police station on November 9, would be dropped as the couple knew each other.

Kasganj custodial death: ‘missing’ minor girl found, say cops

November 16, 2021 7:48 am

According to police, the girl was “recovered safely” from Kasganj railway station on Friday, three days after the man, Altaf, was found dead. Sources said the girl will be handed over to her family on Tuesday.

1,888 custodial deaths in 20 years, only 26 policemen convicted

November 16, 2021 7:23 am

The record assumes significance in the wake of the custodial death last Tuesday of a 22-year-old, Altaf, in Uttar Pradesh’s Kasganj after he was detained in the case of a minor girl from a Hindu family gone missing.

UP: FIR filed days after labourer dies in custody

November 14, 2021 7:19 am

Police earlier said that Altaf, a labourer from Nagla Syed in Kasganj, died by suicide inside the Kotwali Police Station’s bathroom in Kasganj on Tuesday.

Family members of custodial death victim in UP's Kasganj reject police theory of suicide

November 12, 2021 9:58 pm

While the victim's family has alleged that he was killed by the police personnel on duty, police have said he strangulated himself using a string from his jacket hood in the washroom of the lock-up.

Odisha: BJP joins protests, says CM should order probe into Dalit man’s ‘death in custody’

September 28, 2021 7:05 am

While police are awaiting a postmortem report to confirm the cause of death, the family has alleged that Kumbhar died due to police excesses while in custody at Bhatli police station.

Wadala custodial death case: Bombay HC directs police to present witness before court in two weeks,

September 25, 2021 1:49 am

Vijay was kept in the lock-up for some time, following which he complained of chest pain. He went on to collapse at the police station and was rushed to Sion hospital, where he was declared brought dead on arrival.

Khwaja Yunus death: Lackadaisical approach of prosecution in serious custodial death case, says court

September 22, 2021 3:34 pm

Yunus, a 27-year-old software engineer, was arrested in December 2002 for questioning in the Ghatkopar bomb blast case. He was last seen alive on January 6, 2003, when the others arrested along with him said he was brutally assaulted in custody.

UP: Cop acquitted in 2016 custodial death case as witnesses retract

August 14, 2021 5:56 am

“Additional District and Session Judge Amit Malaviya acquitted Sunny [on Wednesday] since witnesses in the case turned hostile. They did not support the police story,” government counsel Nahar Singh said on Friday.