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custodial deaths


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.

Rescue liberty from law

July 05, 2020 9:09 am

It is depressing that the law concerning personal liberty remains one in theory and another in practice. Mercifully, things are changing.

Tamil Nadu custodial deaths: Role of Friends of Police under scanner

July 05, 2020 7:44 am

The probe zeroed in on the alleged role of six members of the state’s community policing initiative.

TN custodial deaths: Stalin says will seek CBI probe if govt doesn't do proper investigation

June 27, 2020 6:38 pm

The death of the two men, Jayaraj (59) and his son Bennix (31), allegedly in police custody, has sparked outrage, with over 1,000 people coming out on the street to protest and many demanding the arrest of the police officers on social media.

TN custodial deaths: Judicial magistrate should be dismissed, says former Madras HC judge

June 27, 2020 4:12 pm

Justice K Chandru claimed the alleged police torture was an outcome of a new power structure that has taken shape after the lockdown.