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UP: Theft suspect dies of illness in custody, say police; SHO suspended

DIG Devipatan (range) Rakesh Singh said the postmortem report has not confirmed the cause of death and did not mention any injury mark on the man’s body. “He probably died of illness,” the DIG said.

BJP workers protest over death of man in police custody

During the next two days in the ICU, the patient progressively deteriorated and was on very high dose of drugs to support his blood pressures.


2008 custodial death case: Rights panel blames police torture, directs Maharashtra govt to pay compensation

On March 14, 2008, Nilesh Ataman Dhool allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself in the toilet of a police lock-up in the village of Hiwarkhed, a day after his arrest in a case of kidnapping.

Sangli custodial death case: Seeking probe by CBI, Kothale’s brothers threaten self-immolation

Five policemen including a sub inspector probing the robbery case, besides a civilian police informer, also called ‘zero police’, were arrested on charges of murder and dismissed from service.

Rape and murder in Maoist zone: many cops probed, few punished

Human rights panel has awarded compensation to family of a youth who died in custody.

‘Raped’ by cops,girl loses villagers’ support too

The 19-year-old victim stands alone in her complaint against the police.


Woman dies in police custody,CID probe ordered

A 45-year-old woman from the Banjara ethnic group,who was detained by the Chatushringi police on Wednesday night for possession of illicit liquor,died in police custody under mysterious circumstances.

A custody death probe scars us for life: cops

On September 10,Altaf Sheikh,22,suspect in a house break-in,died in the custody of the Ghatkopar police. The police claimed a drug overdose,but a medical examination revealed external injuries.