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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.
Dec 01, 2014
PM Modi's call for SMART cops: Why Indian police needs tough lovePolice cannot become SMART themselves, but have to be set free by politicians. Modi’s call, therefore, should have been addressed to the Indian politicians.
Oct 09, 2014
CBI files charges against seven TN cops in gruesome custodial rape caseThe CBI has filed charges of custodial rape against seven policemen from the Udumalpet police station in Tirupur district for the rape and torture of a 49-year-old woman, a division bench in Madras High Court was told in a hearing on Wednesday.
Aug 01, 2014
Club all cases of custodial deaths for speedy trial: Bombay HCBombay High Court said it would club all cases of custodial deaths to take stern actions against such incidents.
May 31, 2014
Custodial death row: Curfew relaxed in MeghalayaCurfew was on Saturday relaxed for eight hours in Meghalaya's West Garo Hills district, two days after it was imposed following mob violence over the death of a suspected militant in police custody, officials said.
May 29, 2014
Meghalaya: Second custodial death in 8 daysA man arrested allegedly for supplying explosives to the outlawed Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) was found dead in a police lock-up in Meghalaya's South Garo Hills district, police said. This was the second custodial death in eight days.