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Category: Custodial Deaths :: Gujarat
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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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Jailbreak accused nabbed, drinks acid in police station 27.11.2016 Vadodara - City - The Times of India
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Soon after police remand youth vomits blood, dies 4.11.2016 TOI: Ahmedabad Times
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Man hangs himself in Isanpur police station 3.11.2016 TOI: Ahmedabad Times
A man, Rafik Shaikh, who was accused of molesting his 14-year-old daughter allegedly committed suicide in the Isanpur police station's lock up late on November 1.
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NHRC begins probe into police atrocities 26.10.2016 TOI: Ahmedabad Times
It was alleged that police had assaulted the community members after the August 25 gathering called by Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti (PAAS) convener, Hardik Patel, last year.
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Alleged witch doctor dies in police custody 18.9.2016 TOI: Ahmedabad Times
No CCTV In Krishnanagar PS To Prove What Happened
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Most custodial deaths in country for 16 yrs 1.9.2016 TOI: All Headlines
Most custodial deaths in country for 16 yrs
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Number of rape cases dip nationwide, but in Mumbai, Pune crimes against women still on the rise: NCRB 31.8.2016 FirstPost: India

Although the nationwide number of rape and other cases pertaining to crime against women has plummeted marginally by 5.67 and 3.11 percent respectively, there has been a considerable increase in crime in major cities, the latest National Crime Records Bureau data records have pointed out.

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Terrorism in Kashmir 30.8.2016 FrontLine: Home
Kashmir remains an open question. But the answer does not lie in branding protesters as terrorists and using brute force to stifle dissent. An ad hoc accord is the need of the hour. By A.G. NOORANI
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Relief for 3 IPS officers 6.8.2016 TOI: Ahmedabad Times
Facing charges in beating bootlegger in 1994
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M'rashtra records most custodial deaths 31.7.2016 deccanherald.com
Forty-seven people were killed in police custody between April and June this year while 131 cases of torture by police personnel have been registered across the country, an NHRC report said. Of the 47 custodial deaths, Maharashtra registered the highest number of such incidents (10), followed by Assam (7) and Uttar Pradesh (5). Similarly, in cases of custodial torture, Uttar Pradesh recorded the highest incidents (62), while Haryana and Delhi stood a distant second with 14 cases each. Rajasthan reported 10 such cases between April and June this year. According to the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), there were cases of 153 custodial deaths and 493 incidents of custodial torture in 2015-16. As many as 140 cases of custodial deaths were registered in 2013-14, which declined to 130 the next fiscal. Maharashtra topped the list of states reporting custodial deaths in 2013-14, 2014-15 and 2015-16, with cases ranging from 20-26. Uttar Pradesh, Gujarat and West Bengal are other states in the list where ...
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Three top cops to face criminal prosecution 27.7.2016 TOI: Ahmedabad Times
Three senior IPS officers are facing criminal prosecution in a 22-year-old custodial torture case after a court refused to discharge them from the case.
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Court rejects discharge pleas of IPS officers in torture case 26.7.2016 TOI: Ahmedabad Times
Ahmedabad, Jul 26 () A court here today rejected the discharge applications filed by three senior IPS officers in a 1994 custodial torture case and said no sanction from the state government is required for their prosecution.
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HC orders FIR over custodial death 13.7.2016 TOI: Ahmedabad Times
Gujarat high court on Tuesday ordered Surat police to register an FIR and probe a case of the alleged custodial death of a youth from Banaskantha district in Udhna police station.
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HC seeks Guj govt affidavit on CCTV cameras in police stations 28.6.2016 TOI: Ahmedabad Times
Ahmedabad, Jun 28 () The Gujarat High Court today asked the state government to submit an affidavit on the progress made on installing CCTV cameras in police stations across the state.
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2008 serial blast accused remanded to police custody 21.6.2016 TOI: Ahmedabad Times
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On average, 98 deaths in police custody every year 17.6.2016 newindianexpress.com
Deaths in judicial custody - or in prisons-reported by the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) are much higher.
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Gujarat HC relief for cop in custodial torture case - Times of India 18.5.2016 Gujarat News
Gujarat HC relief for cop in custodial torture case Times of India AHMEDABAD: Gujarat high court has ordered city crime branch not to take any coercive step including arrest of police inspector Jatin Prajapati in connection with allegations of custodial torture on a primary teacher, Ravi Rana. Recommended By ...
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Court reserves order on Police Inspector's bail plea 10.5.2016 TOI: Ahmedabad Times
The city crime branch objected to the police officer's request for legal protection against the possible arrest on the ground that if Prajapati remained free, he might influence the investigation.
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Sessions court refuses to grant further remand of Balai 8.5.2016 TOI: Ahmedabad Times
A city sessions court refused to grant further remand of Manish Balai, who was arrested in connection with a constable's murder at the city crime branch headquarters last month.
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