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Custodial Death Is Not Just A Murder

Custodial Death Is Not Just A Murder

In a democratic country like India, custodial death, being a regular occurrence, raises question of our system.  Custodial Violence is never acceptable in our civilized society. But it is a matter of regret that our educated and civilised masses are not concerned about it in any way. Further, while the allegations of custodial death are rising in the state day[Read More…]

by 23/10/2021 Comments are Disabled Human Rights
Murders passed off as Deaths

Murders passed off as Deaths

We call Gandhi as Father of our nation, who preached non-violence, but police stations remain mothers of custodial violence throughout the country. *** During 17 years till 2018, 1727 persons died in custodial violence in India. Just they were killed. According to data released by National Crime Records Bureau NCRB, 26 policemen were convicted. Some critics described only 26 are[Read More…]

by 07/10/2021 Comments are Disabled Human Rights
CCTV could have prevented custodial murder

CCTV could have prevented custodial murder

The rule of law is under a serious challenge since the inception of Constitution of India, as far as killings in police custody are concerned. The Supreme Court recently ordered installation of CCTV cameras in every place of custodial activity under the control of the police. But it appears no state or no police personnel have taken a serious note[Read More…]

by 05/07/2021 Comments are Disabled Human Rights
The agony of the Pet dog of Jayaraj and Bennix the two who were done to death in Police Custody

The agony of the Pet dog of Jayaraj and Bennix the two who were done to death in Police Custody

The agony of the Pet dog of Jayaraj and Bennix the two who were done to death in Police Custody , is seeking the spine of Justice.   The unbearable tragedy has rendered Tomy, the pet dog reared affectionately by Bennix and Jayaraj. totally drained and exhausted. Jayaraj and Bennix were brutally tortured and killed in Police Custody by the[Read More…]

by 27/07/2020 Comments are Disabled Human Rights
TN Custodial Killings- Police Officers to be charged for Murder

TN Custodial Killings- Police Officers to be charged for Murder

Chennai: The Madras High Court judges, Justices PN Prakash and B Pugalendhi, hearing the custodial deaths of Jayaraj and his son Bennix on June 22-23 has observed that prima facie, it appears that there are sufficient material to make out a case for murder against the police officers stated to have been involved in these custodial killings. Jayaraj and his[Read More…]

by 01/07/2020 Comments are Disabled Human Rights
Why deaths occur in police custody everyday in India?

Why deaths occur in police custody everyday in India?

By the way, the Indian police, created by the British and operating under the Police Act of the same time, remains in the news and discussion everyday for its brutality, autocracy and anti-law activities. But recently it came up in the context of the police brutal murder of George Floyd in the US and in India in the context of[Read More…]

by 30/06/2020 Comments are Disabled Human Rights
End the Regime of Police Torture & Custodial Terror:  Radical Reform of the Institution of Police Need of the Hour

End the Regime of Police Torture & Custodial Terror:  Radical Reform of the Institution of Police Need of the Hour

NAPM Strongly Condemns the Custodial Torture, Sexual Violence and  Subsequent Death of Jayaraj and Bennicks at the Hands of the Thoothukudi Police 29th June: National Alliance for People’s Movements (NAPM) is shell-shocked at the incomprehensible physical, mental and sexual violence inflicted by the Santhankulam police on two Thoothukudi residents, Jayaraj and Bennicks, that led to their painful death in custody.[Read More…]

by 29/06/2020 Comments are Disabled Human Rights
All India Catholic Union demands Judicial probe into custodial torture and death of two Christians in Tamil Nadu; Calls for urgent Indian police reforms

All India Catholic Union demands Judicial probe into custodial torture and death of two Christians in Tamil Nadu; Calls for urgent Indian police reforms

The All India Catholic Union has demanded a judicial enquiry by a High Court Judge into the brutal custodial torture of a father and son of the Nadar Christian community in Sathankulam town near Thoothukudi in Tamil Nadu. The town police have been complicit in other custodial deaths in recent months, apart from fomenting a caste clashes. The enquiry must[Read More…]

Police Brutality Must Stop, Justice For Jeyaraj And Bennix

Police Brutality Must Stop, Justice For Jeyaraj And Bennix

The father-son duo arrested and then murdered in the judicial police custody in Tuticorin is a horrific reminder of unaccountability and brutality of the policing system in India. So far the some of them have been suspended and one officer is transferred but that will never resolve the crisis as police in India has been used and misused by the[Read More…]

by 28/06/2020 1 comment Human Rights