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Nov 25, 2017
Kotkhai rape and murder: CBI files chargesheet against eight police officers in custodial death of accusedCBI filed charge sheet against 8 police personnel, in connection with the custodial death of an accused in rape-murder case of a minor in Kotkhai on 4 July.
Aug 23, 2017
Almost 900 judicial custody deaths recorded in 2017, reveals RTI: Maharashtra tops chart of deaths in police lock-upsA total of 894 deaths in judicial custody — and 74 deaths in police custody — have been recorded in India in 2017, an RTI response to Firstpost revealed
Aug 21, 2017
Custodial death case: Gujarat crime branch registers FIR against ACP, three other policemenGujarat Crime Branchregistered FIR against four policemen for the custodial death of a murder accused at in Ahmedabad in 2014.
Aug 14, 2017
Shimla schoolgirl rape and murder: Scheduled Castes Commission says police 'trying to hush up' caseThe National Commission for Scheduled Castes has reprimanded the police for "trying to hush up" a case of alleged rape and killing of a schoolgirl.
Jul 05, 2017
Amreli custodial death: Dalits demand CBI probe, threaten to convert to Buddhism in absence of 'fair' probeAs many as 200 dalits from Amreli district on Monday threatened to convert to Buddhism alleging police inaction in conducting a fair probe in the the death of a community member
Dec 22, 2016
Cops frequently flout Supreme Court rules intended to prevent custodial deaths, says HRW reportIndian police often flout Supreme Court rules intended to prevent custodial deaths and “routinely violate” domestic and international laws around arrest and detention, says a new report by Human Rights Watch.
Oct 22, 2016
Judicial, police custody deaths highest in UP; Chattisgarh leads in encounter cases: NHRCAccording to the National Human Rights Commission, Uttar Pradesh has registered highest number of cases of custodial deaths in the country between October 2015 and September this year, with as many as 401 deaths taking place in judicial custody and 27 in policy custody
Jul 22, 2016
Watch: A shocking number of custodial deaths have occured in the last decadeAs many as 1275 people have died in police custody between the years 2000-2013. Watch this video to get more information on custodial deaths
May 05, 2016
Bombay HC asks Maha govt to implement law to facilitate probes into custodial deathsThe Bombay HC asked the Maha govt to implement a law which requires authorities to immediately inform a judicial magistrate about custodial deaths in order to facilitate a probe.
Sep 22, 2015
Six Delhi policemen to be tried for alleged custodial death of a man in 2014Following a Delhi court's order, charges of murder and kidnapping will be framed against six policemen on Wednesday.