Friday, Oct 07, 2022

Custodial Death

348 Custodial Deaths In Last 3 Years, 230 Political Killings: Govt

Aug 03, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

According to data shared by the Union Minister of State for Home Nityanand Rai on Tuesday, 136 people died in police custody in 2018, 112 in 2019 and 100 in 2020.

US: Serial 'Dating Game Killer' Rodney James Alcala Dies In California

Jul 25, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Alcala was sentenced to death in 2010 for five slayings in California between 1977 and 1979, including that of a 12-year-old girl

Only Seen In Fiction: Delhi HC Shocked By Murder Of Tihar Undertrial

The victim's father has filed a petition seeking Rs 5 crore as compensation for the custodial death of his son.

Gujarat Custodial Death Case: 4 Cops Suspended, Three On The Run

Jan 24, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

The victim, Arjan Gadhvi (30), died on January 19 while undergoing treatment at a government hospital after allegedly being tortured by police officers, when he was in custody

Assam Man Dies 'In Custody' In Mizoram Escalating Tensions Between Two States

Mizoram police claim incident has no connection with the present border standoff.

11 October, 2020

Protest In Jharkhand Over Cop Giving Electric Shocks On Genitals Of Theft Accused


Rajnikanth Dubey alleged he was beaten up and the SHO himself gave electric shocks on his private parts in the police station to make him confess to the crime.

21 September, 2020

Farooq Abdullah Protests Against Custodial Killings And Fake Encounters In Kashmir

Naseer Ganai

National Conference president Farooq Abdullah and MP Hasnain Masoodi stood holding placards with pictures of men allegedly killed in fake encounters.

16 September, 2020

Kashmir: Family Says Youth Killed In Police Custody, Cops Say He 'Escaped And Was Found Dead'

Naseer Ganai

Javid Ahmad said police claims are baseless and said his brother had no links with militants.

08 September, 2020

No Bail For Former Punjab DGP; High Court Rejects Saini’s Petition

Harish Manav

Sumedh Singh Saini is Punjab's former Director-General of Police who has been indicted in a three-decade-old custodial death case.

08 July, 2020

Tamil Nadu Custodial Deaths: CBI Takes Over Probe, Registers 2 FIRs


Bennicks and Jeyaraj died on June 22 and 23, respectively after alleged torture by Sathankulam Police following their arrest on June 19.

02 July, 2020

Tamil Nadu Custodial Violence: 3 More Cops Arrested For Murder Of Father-Son Duo

Outlook Web Bureau

P Jayaraj and his son Benicks, arrested for 'violating' lockdown norms over business hours of their cellphone shop, died at a hospital in Kovilpatti on June 23, with their relatives alleging they were severely thrashed at the Sathankulam police station.


01 July, 2020

Tamil Nadu Custodial Violence Case: Six Booked On Murder Charges; Cop Arrested

Outlook Web Bureau

Sub Inspector Raghu Ganesh has been arrested by the Crime Branch of the CID and remanded to judicial custody.

28 June, 2020

Tamil Nadu Govt To Transfer Probe Into Father-son Duo’s Custodial Death To CBI


'The government has decided that the CBI will probe the case,' Chief Minister K Palaniswami said.

27 June, 2020

Custodial Death Of Father-Son Duo In Tamil Nadu: Doctor's Report Points To Police Torture

G.C. Shekhar

Custodial death of the two traders has again raised the spectre of police violence in Thoothukudi district and has put the present AIADMK government in a spot.

06 December, 2019

NHRC Has Rarely Unearthed The Truth. Will It Be Different In Telangana?

Outlook Web Bureau

In most cases, a notice or ruling by the National Human Rights Commission is not paid heed to.

30 October, 2019

Amethi Custodial Death: Family Alleges Shukla Was Poisoned, Tortured By Cops

Outlook Web Bureau

The family alleged police demanded Rs 13 lakh from Shukla and vandalised his home.

18 October, 2019

Hapur Custodial Death: FIR Registered Against Three Cops For Murder, Assault Of Farmer

Outlook Web Bureau

Pradeep, 35, was detained at Chhijarsi police post in Pilkhuwa area of Hapur for questioning over the murder of his wife nearly one-and-a-half month ago.


17 October, 2019

'Electric Shocks...Stabbed With Screwdrivers': 10-Year-Old Recounts Father's Custodial Death In UP

Outlook Web Bureau

The 10-year-old son of security guard, Pradeep Tomar, alleged his father was mercilessly tortured and beaten to death by policemen at Hapur's police station in Uttar Pradesh on Sunday, October 13.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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