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Wednesday, January 27, 2021

custodial death


2017 ‘custodial torture’ case: NHRC sets aside magistrate’s clean chit, issues show cause notice to Gujarat chief secretary

January 10, 2021 1:58 am

In a show-cause notice, issued to state chief secretary Anil Mukim on January 5, the NHRC sought an explanation why the victim’s next of kin not be paid an interim compensation of Rs 3 lakh under provisions of the Protection of Human Rights Act, as his rights were violated by “delinquent jail officials”.

CID chargesheet in Vadodara ‘custodial death’ case

November 30, 2020 11:55 pm

Officials said that the six accused policemen have been charged.

Police lack sensitivity: Calcutta High Court on Birbhum custodial death of minor

November 14, 2020 5:02 am

“The Home Secretary, Government of West Bengal, is directed to submit an affidavit disclosing the status of CCTVs in all police stations, including child friendly corner… with proper infrastructure and SJPUs and / or designated child welfare police officer on or before 25th November 2011," the court said.

Vadodara ‘custodial death’: CID to show photos of unidentified bodies to victim’s son in Telangana

November 07, 2020 3:11 pm

According to Imtiyajkhan Kureshi, who was representing Salim in the proceedings, CID officer Pandya informed the court that DNA samples of Salim will be taken to find any match with the dead bodies at the mortuary at SSG Hospital in Vadodara.

Ahmedabad: Dalit boy dies at observation home, parents allege torture

October 28, 2020 12:56 am

According to police, the victim, a resident of Isanpur in Ahmedabad, was detained by a team from the Isanpur police station on October 23 on charges of assault.

Vadodara ‘custodial death’: CID seeks lie detection test on six accused policemen

September 18, 2020 5:06 am

The investigating officer has applied at the Forensics Sciences Laboratory at Gandhinagar to conduct lie detection tests on the accused and sought 10 more days from the court. A division bench headed by Justice Sonia Gokani granted the time.

Fatehgunj custodial death case: Court rejects CID plea to extend remand of six accused cops

September 11, 2020 10:46 pm

The six policemen have been sent to judicial custody even as the investigators are still in the dark about the disposal of the body of the victim, Nisar Shaikh (65), after the alleged crime was committed.

Vadodara custodial death: 6 cops surrender

September 01, 2020 6:10 am

The six accused policemen-- the then police inspector of Fatehgunj police station DB Gohil, police sub-inspector DM Rabari and Lok Rakshak Dal jawans Pankaj Mavjibhai, Yogendra Jilansinh, Rajiv Savjibhai and Hitesh Shambubhai – surrendered before the State CID on Monday, according to officials.

Ludhiana custodial death: FIR lodged against three cops on court orders

August 17, 2020 5:07 am

Ludhiana ACP (Civil Lines) Jatinder Singh Chopra said that the FIR against three cops has been registered under sections 188 (disobedience to the order duly promulgated by public servant), 342 (wrongful restraint) of the IPC and Section 12 of the Contempt of Courts Act.

Vadodara 'custodial death': Cop’s car that was ‘used to dispose of body’ seized

July 14, 2020 4:42 am

The car -- a Maruti Suzuki Swift -- belongs to head constable Mahesh Ramesh Rathwa, attached to the same police station, who was present when the six accused policemen thrashed the victim, 65-year-old Babu Nisar from Kamareddy district in Telangana, in custody.