Topic: custodial deaths
Two days after a fish trader Safiqul Islam died in police custody in Assam, the cops arrested his wife, Rashida Khatun, and his daughter, a Class 8 student.
The National Commission for Scheduled Castes (NCSC) on Friday asked Tamil Nadu’s (DGP) to suspend and arrest five police officials in relation to the custodial death of Vignesh
Days after a man died in custody in a Chennai police station, his brother claimed on Saturday that the police offered him Rs 1 lakh to stay silent on the matter.
Tihar Jail officers, police complicit in Muslim teenager’s custodial death, says fact-finding report
A rights group in national capital Delhi is calling for an investigation into the custodial death of a 18-year-old Muslim man Zeeshan Malik and said their fact-finding visit proved that the jail authorities and police officers were complicit in the death.
The Allahabad High Court on Thursday directed a second autopsy of the body of Muslim youth Altaf -who was died during police custody in Uttar Pradesh's Kasganj- by a team of doctors from the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Delhi.
According to the data and several studies, Uttar Pradesh leads the country in custodial deaths and extrajudicial killings. Muslims, Dalits and people from Other Backward Communities were on the receiving end of Yogi's state terror.