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Category: Custodial Deaths :: General
Last updated: Dec 08 2016 01:57 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Human right activists lament lack of democratic space in India 7.12.2016 All News-IANS Stories
Human rights activists on Wednesday expressed concern over the gradual decline of democratic space and violation of rights of the minority and marginalised people in India.
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Ex-MLA Shokeen sent to judicial custody 6.12.2016 New Kerala: India News
Ex-MLA Shokeen sent to judicial custody
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Ex-MLA Shokeen sent to judicial custody 6.12.2016 All News-IANS Stories
A court here on Tuesday sent, to judicial custody, former Delhi legislator Rambeer Shokeen who was arrested under the stringent Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act (MCOCA) for allegedly running an organised crime syndicate.
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Custodial deaths on the rise, police tampering ‘common’: HC 6.12.2016 Hindu: News
Making a sharp observation on the increase in deaths of detainees in the custody of the police in Maharashtra, the Bombay High Court for the first time took note of it and observed that whereas the po...
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Need more cops for safer court 5.12.2016 The Telegraph : Jharkhand
From more manpower to new grilles at lockup rooms and functional CCTV cameras, police have made a security wish list for Ranchi civil court in the wake of the November 30 murder of former JMM leader Upendra Singh in a crowded Jamshedpur civil court.
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Increase in instances of custodial deaths, torture 3.12.2016 deccanherald.com
The instances of deaths and torture in police custody are increasing in the country, if one goes by the number of complaints reaching the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC). Already, 88 instances of custodial deaths and 293 cases of custodial torture this fiscal till October have been reported to the NHRC and if the trend continues, it could surpass the figures of the past three fiscals. According to official statistics, there were 140 cases of deaths in police custody in 2013-14, which came down slightly to 130 in the next fiscal. However, the number increased to 153 in the last fiscal. Similarly, the cases of torture in police custody increased from 303 in 2013-14 to 431 in 2014-15 and 493 in 2015-16. A close look at the statistics showed that Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh and Gujarat have higher number of custodial deaths, while Uttar Pradesh, Delhi and Haryana account for the largest chunk of cases of custodial torture. This fiscal, Maharashtra saw the highest number of custodial deaths reported in ...
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CCTV report angers court 1.12.2016 TOI: Mumbai
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HC sets four-week deadline for CCTV cameras in police stations 1.12.2016 Hindu: Home
Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Wednesday expressed displeasure over CCTV cameras not being installed in lock-ups and cabins of police officers, despite previous court orders, and directed the State ...
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Police remand of ex-MLA’s son extended 30.11.2016 Hindu: Home
: A court here on Tuesday extended till December 2 the police remand of Amanmani Tripathi, the son of former Uttar Pradesh MLA Amarmani Tripathi, in connection with the murder of his wife. Nod to CBI ...
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Police custody of SP leader accused of killing wife extended 29.11.2016 New Kerala: India News
Police custody of SP leader accused of killing wife extended
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Police custody of SP leader accused of killing wife extended 29.11.2016 All News-IANS Stories
A court here on Tuesday extended, till December 2, police custody of Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Amanmani Tripathi who was arrested for allegedly murdering his wife.
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Jailbreak accused nabbed, drinks acid in police station 27.11.2016 Vadodara - City - The Times of India
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Cops lodge murder case against OC in SSKM death 25.11.2016 TOI: Calcutta Times
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Murder case registered against OC of anti-snatching section 24.11.2016 TOI: Calcutta Times
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AHRC disposes 2,006 cases in 5 years 24.11.2016 The Assam Tribune
AHRC disposes 2,006 cases in 5 years
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CPM worker's murder: Court stops trial proceedings, orders further probe after new revelations 24.11.2016 TOI: All Headlines
CPM worker's murder: Court stops trial proceedings, orders further probe after new revelations
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Confession by RSS workera political conspiracy: BJP 22.11.2016 Hindu: Home
Alleging nexus between the Communist Party of India (Marxist) [CPI(M)] and police officers ‘loyal to the party’ to subvert the probe by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) into the 2006 murder ...
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Custody death allegation against police 20.11.2016 TOI: Calcutta Times
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Kolkata youth dies in custody, family blames police 20.11.2016 All News-IANS Stories
A youth arrested on charges of theft in Kolkata, who died in police custody on Friday, was beaten to death, his family members have alleged.
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Lahoree deluxe bar owner arrested, hospitalized 20.11.2016 TOI: All Headlines
Lahoree deluxe bar owner arrested, hospitalized
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