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May 12, 2018
Kerala custody death: Congress says arrest of police officers, suspension of Ernakulam SP by government inadequateThe Kerala Congress on Saturday said mere arrest of some police officers and suspension of Ernakulam superintendent of police (rural) AV George over the custodial death of a 26-year-old youth is not adequate.
Apr 19, 2018
SR Sreejith one of many custodial deaths in Kerala as over 1,000 cops under scanner for criminal activitiesSR Sreejith is not the only victim of police excess in Kerala as a response to an RTI query revealed that over 1,000 police officers in the state are being probed for various criminal activities including custodial torture.
Apr 09, 2018
Uttar Pradesh’s Organised Crime Control Bill gives Yogi Adityanath government a tool for state terror and police excessThe Uttar Pradesh Control of Organised Crime Bill proposed by Yogi Adityanath government contains provisions which flagrantly contravene essential guarantees against the application of criminal law as laid down in the Constitution, and if passed could send the state closer to a reign of lawlessness and terror
Aug 02, 2017
Telangana BJP president demands judicial probe into 'custodial torture' of eight DalitsTelangana BJP president K Laxman on Tuesday demanded a probe by a sitting judge into the alleged "custodial torture" of eight "Dalits".
Oct 12, 2016
Ranchi: 22-year-old arrested over 'objectionable' Whatsapp message dies in police custodyA 22-year-old youth, Minhaj Ansari, from Dighari village, Jamtara district, in Jharkhand was arrested for a Whatsapp message on beef, touted as objectionable, reported Outlook India. According to his family, he was tortured while in custody. But the police have pointed to his medical records saying he had encephalitis, as the reason for his death.
Dec 04, 2015
Police brutality in UP: Three cops suspended after video of brutal beatingThree UP policemen were suspended after a video clip showing them thrashing an alleged pickpocket inside a police station in Saifai went viral on social and electronic media.
Apr 19, 2013
From the US to India: Is torture alright if it curbs terror?The findings of a new investigation on the use of torture by the United States after 9/11 has sparked. It should, instead, provoke some serious introspection on the inevitable moral costs of fighting insurgencies and terrorism.