Topic: police killing
A total of 4,484 deaths were reported in police custody while 233 people were killed in “encounters” in the last two years, the Union government told the Lok Sabha on Tuesday.
Shafiqa had purchased new clothes for her son, unaware that he wouldn’t be alive the next day, on Eid. Since then, she has been clinging to his last memory, a newly purchased shirt, that he was supposed to wear on Eid.
Since May 2021, soon after BJP’s Himanta Biswa Sarma took over as chief minister of Assam, 161 incidents of police action took place across Assam resulting in the death of 51 people and injuries to 139 others, informed Gauhati High Court.
The Tripura High Court on Wednesday directed the state government to pay a compensation of Rs 10 lakh to the family members of Jamal Hossain, who died due to custodial torture in police lockup.
Mudassir Alam (14) was killed in police firing in Ranchi during a protest against Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Nupur Sharma's disparaging remarks against the prophet Muhammed. He obtained first division with a score of 66.6 percent in his class tenth board examinations, which were announced by the Jharkhand Academic Council just over ten days after Mudassir's death.
At least two Muslim youth were fatally shot, and over 18 others were seriously injured. The deceased were identified as Mudassir Alam (14) of Islamnagar and Sahil (19) of Christia Nagar on the Mahatma Gandhi Road.