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Priyanka Chopra, Riteish Deshmukh, Taapsee Pannu condemn the custodial deaths of Jayaraj and Fenix
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Priyanka Chopra, Riteish Deshmukh, Taapsee Pannu condemn the custodial deaths of Jayaraj and Fenix

The deaths of P Jayaraj and his son Fenix, allegedly in police custody in Madras's Tuticorin, have caused massive outrage across the country.

MK Stalin says DMK will seek CBI probe into custodial deaths of Jayaraj and Fenix as personalities demand justice on social media
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MK Stalin says DMK will seek CBI probe into custodial deaths of Jayaraj and Fenix as personalities demand justice on social media

Following social media outcry over the deaths, DMK president MK Stalin on Saturday said his party would approach the court seeking a probe by the CBI, if the state government failed to conduct a proper investigation into the "custodial death" of Jayaraj and Bennicks of Sathankulam

Custodial deaths of P Jayaraj and Fenix prove shadow of colonial policing still looms large, erode confidence in rule of law
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Custodial deaths of P Jayaraj and Fenix prove shadow of colonial policing still looms large, erode confidence in rule of law

Jayaraj and Fenix died at a Kovilpatti hospital on 23 June after being arrested for allegedly extending business hours of their cellphone shop in violation of lockdown norms. Their relatives have accused police of severely thrashing the father and son at Sathankulam Police Station.

Tuticorin custodial deaths: AIADMK vows justice for Jayaraj and Fenix; ruling party, DMK announce Rs 25 lakh to kin of deceased
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Tuticorin custodial deaths: AIADMK vows justice for Jayaraj and Fenix; ruling party, DMK announce Rs 25 lakh to kin of deceased

Jayaraj and his son, arrested for 'violating' lockdown norms by allegedly extending business hours of their cellphone shop, died at a hospital in Tuticorin on 23 June, with the relatives alleging they were severely thrashed by police personnel

Barmer custodial death: Dalit victim's autopsy not done as protest continue; family demand Rs 1 cr compensation, govt job
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Barmer custodial death: Dalit victim's autopsy not done as protest continue; family demand Rs 1 cr compensation, govt job

The post mortem of a 25-year-old Dalit man, who had died in police custody in Barmer on Thursday, has not been conducted so far as the victim's family are adamant with their set of demands of a compensation of Rs 1 crore, strict action against the accused policemen and a government job to one family member

Five Mumbai policemen suspended over custodial death of 26-year-old pharmaceutical representative
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Five Mumbai policemen suspended over custodial death of 26-year-old pharmaceutical representative

A police inspector, a sub-inspector and three constables of Wadala TT Police Station have been suspended after an inquiry into the incident, a police spokesperson said.

Hapur custodial death: Three cops booked for murder, assault of farmer; police allegedly beat victim while his 10-year-old son was outside
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Hapur custodial death: Three cops booked for murder, assault of farmer; police allegedly beat victim while his 10-year-old son was outside

Three policemen and an unidentified person have been booked for murder in connection with the alleged custodial death of a farmer here earlier this week, officials said on Friday

Rizwan Pandit custodial death: State-appointed inquiry officer seeks report from J&K Police; family alleges 'severe torture'
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Rizwan Pandit custodial death: State-appointed inquiry officer seeks report from J&K Police; family alleges 'severe torture'

The custodial death of Rizwan Pandit sparked protests across Kashmir as people hit the streets seeking that those involved should be brought to justice.

Custodial death of Kashmir school teacher: Shutdown called by separatist group disrupts normal life in Valley
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Custodial death of Kashmir school teacher: Shutdown called by separatist group disrupts normal life in Valley

Schools, colleges and universities in Kashmir remained closed due to the strike called by the Joint Resistance Leadership, an amalgam of separatist groups, to protest against the death of Rizwan Pandit in police custody

Kashmiri teacher dies in police custody, day after arrest; death triggers protests amidst call for shutdown
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Kashmiri teacher dies in police custody, day after arrest; death triggers protests amidst call for shutdown

The custodial death of Rizwan Ahmad Pandit, a teacher from Awantipora, has triggered outrage across Kashmir with his house now becoming the centre of anti-government protests in the Valley

Arrested in terror case 3 days ago, J&K school teacher Rizwan Pandit dies in custody; govt orders magisterial inquiry
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Arrested in terror case 3 days ago, J&K school teacher Rizwan Pandit dies in custody; govt orders magisterial inquiry

Rizwan Pandit a resident of Awantipora in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district, died during the intervening night of Monday and Tuesday

Aam Aadmi Party targets Delhi Police over minor girl's death at police post, asks Rajnath Singh to fix responsibility
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Aam Aadmi Party targets Delhi Police over minor girl's death at police post, asks Rajnath Singh to fix responsibility

The ruling Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) said on Monday that the alleged suicide of a 17-year-old girl at a police post in West Delhi was a "custodial death" and urged Home Minister Rajnath Singh to fix responsibility of Delhi Police officials

Kerala sets up five-member medical panel to ascertain cause of 26-year-old man's death in custody
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Kerala sets up five-member medical panel to ascertain cause of 26-year-old man's death in custody

The Kerala government has set up a five-member medical board to ascertain the real cause of a 26-year-old man's death after alleged police torture

Kerala police suspend seven personnel over Sreejith 'custodial death' case, but uncomfortable questions linger
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Kerala police suspend seven personnel over Sreejith 'custodial death' case, but uncomfortable questions linger

Bowing to public outcry, the Kerala police have suspended seven policemen over the suspected custodial death of Sreejith. However, the case remains murky.

Unnao rape case handed over to CBI; FIR to be filed against BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar
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Unnao rape case handed over to CBI; FIR to be filed against BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar

The Unnao rape case, in which a BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar and his brothers are accused of gang raping a young woman in Unnao, lurched forward midnight Wednesday as the Uttar Pradesh government led by Yogi Adityanath decided to hand over the case to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI). In addition, an FIR will be filed against Sengar and others on the basis of a special probe team's report submitted to the state government Wednesday.

Kerala custodial death: Mistaken identity behind Sreejith's suspected killing; Human Rights Commission calls act 'inhumane'
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Kerala custodial death: Mistaken identity behind Sreejith's suspected killing; Human Rights Commission calls act 'inhumane'

Sreejith's case shows that Kerala police seem to be under the grips of a malignant trend –to willfully resort to physical abuse with brute force on citizens

Khwaja Yunus custodial death: Key witness identifies four Mumbai policemen who assaulted undertrial
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Khwaja Yunus custodial death: Key witness identifies four Mumbai policemen who assaulted undertrial

A key witness in the Khwaja Yunus custodial death case told a sessions court in Mumbai that he had seen four policemen assaulting Yunus in police lock-up.

Kotkhai rape and murder: CBI files chargesheet against eight police officers in custodial death of accused
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Kotkhai rape and murder: CBI files chargesheet against eight police officers in custodial death of accused

CBI 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.

Shimla schoolgirl rape and murder: Scheduled Castes Commission says police 'trying to hush up' case
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Shimla schoolgirl rape and murder: Scheduled Castes Commission says police 'trying to hush up' case

The National Commission for Scheduled Castes has reprimanded the police for "trying to hush up" a case of alleged rape and killing of a schoolgirl.

Bombay HC asks Maha govt to implement law to facilitate probes into custodial deaths
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Bombay HC asks Maha govt to implement law to facilitate probes into custodial deaths

The 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.