User: pwdc Topic: HRViolations
Category: Police Torture :: Torture
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South Africa confronts apartheid-era custody deaths 24.6.2017 Zee News : World
Timol, a 30-year-old activist with the then-banned South African Communist Party (SACP), was arrested in Johannesburg on the night of October 22, 1971.  
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Srinagar: Another cop posted where Pandith was striped and stoned to death 24.6.2017 Business Standard: Front Page Headlines
DSP Mohammad Ayoub Pandith was stripped and stoned to death by the mob on Friday
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Srinagar: Another cop posted where DSP Pandith was lynched 24.6.2017 Latest News
DSP Mohammad Ayoub Pandith was stripped and stoned to death by the mob on Friday
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Married man weds his divorced tutor, cons her of lakhs 24.6.2017 TOI: All Headlines
Married man weds his divorced tutor, cons her of lakhs
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J-K: Srinagar top cop transferred after Ayub Pandith's lynching outside Jamia Masjid 24.6.2017 India Today| Must Read
Sajad Bhat, the SP of North Srinagar, was transferred after Thursday night's horrific lynching of Deputy SP Ayub Pandith, who was stoned to death.
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Lynch mob stones to death on-duty Dy SP in Srinagar 24.6.2017 DNA: India
Shock, anger and outrage have gripped Kashmir after a lynch mob stoned to death a deputy superintendent of police (Dy SP) while he was performing security duties at the historic Jamia Masjid during Shab-e-Qadr (night of prayers in Ramzan) in Srinagar on Thursday night. Fifty-seven-year old Mohammad Ayub Pandith of the third security battalion of Jammu and Kashmir Police was stripped, paraded and then lynched by a violent mob shouting slogans in favour of Zakir Musa, one of the most-wanted terrorists who recently quit the Hizbul Mujahideen and had called for a caliphate in Kashmir. Hundreds of people used stones and sticks to hit the officer, badly mutilating his body. When cornered by the irate crowd, Pandith fired some rounds from his service pistol in self-defence but even that failed to deter the bloodthirsty mob. Three people were injured in the firing. Director General of Police (DGP), Jammu and Kashmir, Shesh Paul Vaid said the Dy SP was posted to protect the people at the access control (entry ...
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Srinagar cop lynching: It's ‘murder of trust’, may give cops free rein, says J&K CM 24.6.2017 TOI: India
Long criticised by her detractors for reigning in the police from fighting back against stone-pelters, chief minister Mehbooba Mufti’s patience wore thin on Friday after the brutal lynching of a senior police officer as she warned the trouble-makers that the restraint on cops could soon be over.
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Girl who accused cop for seeking sex arrested 24.6.2017 TOI: Home
The 37-year-old woman and a man who police said was her “boyfriend” were bundled off to prison on Friday. Police, who have not yet sent the CD to a forensic laboratory, announced at a press conference that the recorded voice was her boyfriend’s and not of the investigating officer.
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Mob lynches DySP in Srinagar; 2 arrested 23.6.2017 Deccan Herald - News
A senior police officer was lynched by an irate mob in old city Srinagar on the intervening night of Thursday-Friday after he opened fire on a group of people who caught him taking a video of them near a masjid here. Police have arrested two persons, while a third one has been identified in connection with the lynching of Deputy Superintendent of Police (Security) Mohammed Ayub Pandith, outside Jamia Masjid in Nowhatta locality here. Eyewitnesses told DH that a group of youth caught hold of Pandith, who was in civvies, after spotting him taking video of people outside the Jamia Masjid at around 12:30 am. They claimed the officer shot at the mob with his service pistol, in which three people were injured. However, eyewitnesses said, the mob overpowered him and stripped him naked before beating and stoning him to death near Bata Chowk in Nowhatta. Sources said the officer's security guards ran away. "Pandith belonged to neighbouring Nowpora locality and had been at the masjid post for quite some time." ...
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5 years on, it’s the same ordeal for Nirbhayas 23.6.2017 TOI: Delhi Times
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Subramanian Swamy says security cover given to Mirwaiz Umar Farooq should be revoked 23.6.2017 Zee News : India National
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy on Friday questioned the need for providing security to Hurriyat Conference chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq.
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Security cover given to Mirwaiz should be revoked: Swamy 23.6.2017 New Kerala: India News
Security cover given to Mirwaiz should be revoked: Swamy
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National Conference condemns lynching of Kashmir police officer 23.6.2017 New Kerala: India News
National Conference condemns lynching of Kashmir police officer
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Mob strips, lynches police officer in Srinagar, evokes widespread condemnation (Roundup) 23.6.2017 All News-IANS Stories
A mob stripped and lynched a senior police officer in the grand mosque of Srinagar, triggering widespread outrage. Hundreds attended the funeral of 57-year-old Deputy Superintendent of Police Muhammad Ayub Pandit even as two persons were arrested.
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Phaknung gang rape case Another accused found to be above 18 23.6.2017 Kangla Online
Phaknung gang rape case Another accused found to be above 18
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Dy SP lynched in Srinagar by mob; two arrested 23.6.2017 Deccan Herald - News
A senior police officer was lynched by an irate mob in old city Srinagar on the intervening night of Friday and Saturday after he allegedly opened fire on a group of people that had caught him taking video of them near a masjid here. Police have arrested two persons while a third one has been identified in connection with the lynching of Deputy Superintendent of Police (Security) Mohammed Ayub Pandith outside historic Jamia Masjid in Nowhatta locality here. Reports and eyewitnesses told DH that a group of youth caught hold of Pandith, who was in civvies, after spotting him taking video of people outside the Jamia Masjid at around 12:30 am. They alleged the officer shoot at the mob with his service pistol in which three people were injured. However, eyewitnesses said, the mob overpowered him and stripped him naked before beating and stoning him to death near Bata Chowk in Nowhatta. Sources said the officers security guards ran away after they found the mob too large to be handled. "Pandit belonged to ...
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DSP lynched outside Jamia Masjid in Srinagar 23.6.2017 TOI: Home
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J-K cop lynching: Mirwaiz denies being present inside Jamia Masjid 23.6.2017 New Kerala: India News
J-K cop lynching: Mirwaiz denies being present inside Jamia Masjid
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Lynching of Kashmir cop reflects 'utter failure' of BJP-PDP Govt: CPM 23.6.2017 New Kerala: India News
Lynching of Kashmir cop reflects 'utter failure' of BJP-PDP Govt: CPM
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25 years of Vachathi: Symbol of standing up against state-sponsored violence 23.6.2017 Hindu: News
In June 1992, Vachathi, a tribal hamlet in northern Tamil Nadu, was witness to what brutal law enforcers and callous government officials could do to the poor and the powerless.
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