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157 custodial deaths in Gujarat in two years

March 18, 2021 4:41 am

While 70 of custodial deaths were reported in 2019, an additional 87 people died in 2020, the government stated in a written reply to a question asked by Congress MLA Niranjan Patel during the Question Hour.

One more held in Mundra custodial deaths case

March 08, 2021 12:42 am

Kapil Desai, a police constable attached to the Mundra police station and a native of Chandkheda in Ahmedabad, surrendered after being on the run for more than a month.

2003 Ghatkopar blast case: Warrants against 4 cops cancelled in of trial alleged custodial death

February 22, 2021 11:36 pm

Assistant Inspector Sachin Vaze and three constables, Rajendra Tiwari, Sunil Desai and Rajaram Nikam are facing trial on charges, including murder, for the death of Yunus, who was arrested for a probe into the Ghatkopar blast in 2003.

Mundra custodial deaths case: Man held for ‘helping’ accused cops, ex-sarpanch

February 12, 2021 2:59 am

With this, the number of arrests in the case of custodial deaths has gone up to three.

Kotkhai custodial death case: Zaidi seeks access to computer, better facilities; court issues notice to CBI

July 30, 2020 12:23 pm

In his application, Zaidi mentioned that he has been confined to the Burail Jail since January 24, 2020.

2019 Custodial death: 3 weeks after FIR, no trace of accused cops

July 23, 2020 4:45 am

The police have launched a manhunt for the accused but investigators admit that the hopes of recovering the body of the victim are slim as the perpetrators are policemen themselves.

Vadodara ‘custodial death’: Accused cops booked for murder following Gujarat HC’s direction

July 22, 2020 5:29 am

The six Vadodara policemen were booked for the murder of Babu Sheikh Nisar, a migrant worker from Telengana, who went missing in December last year after being picked up on an alleged theft charge, by the Vadodara city police.

Somdev Devvarman: Police brutality in India is off the charts. It’s simply a misuse of power.

July 13, 2020 10:40 am

In a video chat with The Indian Express, former tennis player Somdev Devvarman shares his experiences with racism and social injustice in India. The Commonwealth and Asian Games gold medallist from Tripura remembers being called ‘Bahadur’ and ‘Chinese’, and breaking barriers with his racquet. Devvarman also speaks out on police brutality in India, and why athletes don’t raise their voices on social issues.

Tamil Nadu bars Friends of Police for its alleged involvement in Sathankulam custodial deaths

July 08, 2020 5:00 pm

The ban comes against the backdrop of the custodial death of a father-son duo in Thoothukudi last month in which the role of FoP is being probed.

Vadodara: Six cops booked for alleged custodial death of Telangana man

July 08, 2020 2:29 am

The victim, Babu Sheikh Nisar (65), a native of Telangana, had reportedly gone missing on December 10, 2019, after he was apprehended by policemen on suspicion of theft from Phoolwadi area of the city.