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custodial deaths


Khwaja Yunus custodial death: CID tells court it wants to withdraw plea to make four cops stand trial

August 04, 2022 9:47 am

Yunus, a 27-year old software engineer from Parbhani, was arrested by the Mumbai Police in December 2002 for his alleged role in the Ghatkopar bomb blast earlier that month.

Chennai death in custody: CCTV footage shows youth running, being chased & hit by police

May 04, 2022 11:25 am

In the video, a man can be seen running from the main road towards a narrow street and falling down after losing balance. He is chased by two policemen and one of them can be seen beating him once with a stick.

‘188 custodial death cases in 2 yrs’

March 18, 2022 3:58 am

In his reply, the CM also said that the next of kin of the deceased in custodial deaths have been paid Rs 6 lakh compensation each.

Gujarat: Legal department orders withdrawal of SPP in ‘custodial death’ case

December 16, 2021 12:46 am

🔴 Nisar's family counsel in Vadodara told this newspaper that the circular, apart from not giving reasons for the withdrawal, had also misspelt the name of SPP.

AIADMK alleges deterioration of law and order, seeks CBI probe into 2 more deaths

December 08, 2021 8:15 am

🔴 The duo died after allegedly being beaten up by police personnel, the principal opposition party said and sought a solatium of Rs 50 lakh to the kin of each of the two families.

Putting an end to police brutality

August 09, 2021 9:22 am

M.P. Nathanael writes: Erring personnel must be promptly punished to send out the clear message that no one is beyond the reach of the law.

No proper investigation by Delhi police, HC directs CBI to probe custodial death inside Tihar

July 23, 2021 8:35 am

Srikant alias Appu, who was in the jail since June 13, 2019, was declared dead at a hospital on May 14. He had been shifted to the hospital after complaining of pain. He had been “assaulted with cricket bats” by four inmates earlier, Jail official said.

Time is essential to ensuring justice in custodial death cases

June 23, 2021 8:35 am

Jinee Lokaneeta writes: One year after the custodial deaths of Jayaraj and Bennix in Sathankulam, we must reimagine time as a political good to ensure justice for state violence.

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.