Vibhuti Narain Rai, a retired IPS officer, is the author of Hashimpura 22 May, a chronicle of the 1987 custodial killings
A new unwritten Madhya Pradesh Police manual has emerged, where the police are not supposed to resist the lawbreakers. Rather, it facilitates the thugs by making sufferers leave their houses to take refuge.
High court verdict on the custodial killings provides some consolation. But 30 years on, questions remain
As events unfolded, we would find out that the PAC, the armed wing of the Uttar Pradesh Police, had picked up dozens of Muslims from Hashimpura