Custodial Death

  • Mob assault police officer, burn vehicle after custodial death 10-01-2014 02:26 PM

    A man on Friday died under mysterious circumstances in police custody sparking off a massive protest by villagers who assaulted a cop before torching a vehicle at Shakurabad police station in Bihar's Jehanabad district, police said. Protesting the death of Devaki Chaudhary (70), a mob from Gagankura village barged into...
  • Custodial death: SHO suspended man's death in police station 15-12-2013 10:26 PM

    A 32-year-old man, who was apprehended over an incident of theft, died in police custody prompting authorities to suspend in-charge of Usrahar police station in the district on Sunday. Shaukin Singh, who was detained on theft charge, died yesterday in the police station. Later, alleging police atrocities as the reason...
  • TMC activist's custodial death: SC rejects WB govt's plea 24-06-2013 12:43 PM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday rejected West Bengal government's plea on Monday challenging the Calcutta High Court order for a CBI investigation into the alleged custodial death of a TMC activist in Hooghly. Trinamool Congress worker Kazi Nasiruddin allegedly died due to police brutality on January 19 after...
  • SC to hear Bengal government's plea in TMC worker's custodial death 24-06-2013 10:07 AM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court will hear West Bengal government's plea on Monday challenging the Calcutta High Court order for the CBI investigation into the alleged custodial death of a TMC activist in Hooghly. Trinamool Congress worker Kazi Nasiruddin allegedly died due to police brutality on January 19 after he...
  • Mujahid's family turns down UP govt's compensation 29-05-2013 08:59 PM

    Jaunpur: The family of terror suspect Khalid Mujahid, who died in police custody on May 18, on Wednesday refused to accept the Rs 6 lakh compensation offered by Uttar Pradesh government. On May 26, the state government had assured "justice" to Mujahid's family and announced a financial assistance of Rs...
  • Terror suspect Mujahid's death: 9 policemen suspended 22-05-2013 09:15 AM

    Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh government on Tuesday suspended nine policemen, including a Sub-Inspector, in connection with the death of a terror suspect Khalid Mujahid while being taken to Lucknow jail after a hearing on May 18. Nine policemen, including Sub-Inspector Ram Avadh, seven constables and a driver have been suspended...
  • UP: 42 policemen booked for alleged murder of terror suspect 19-05-2013 10:08 AM

    Lucknow: Forty-two Uttar Pradesh policemen, including some top officers, have been booked for the alleged murder of Khalid Mujahid, an accused in the serial blasts in the state in 2007. Mujahid died while he was being taken to a Lucknow prison from Barabanki. The state government has ordered a high-level...
  • Court orders CBI probe into Dhaniakhali custodial death 13-05-2013 03:24 PM

    Kolkata: The Calcutta High Court on Monday ordered a CBI investigation into the alleged custodial death of a youth in the Dhaniakhali police station area in Hooghly district. Passing the order on a PIL seeking a probe by the central agency, a division bench comprising Chief Justice Arun Mishra and...
  • Calcutta HC orders CBI probe into TMC activist's custodial death 13-05-2013 01:55 PM

    Kolkata: The Calcutta High Court has ordered a Central Bureau of Investigation probe into the death of a Trinamool Congress activist in police custody in January. 30-year-old Kazi Nasiruddin, a TMC activist, had died after he was allegedly tortured by the police. He had been arrested following a face-off with...
  • Guj court to hear custodial death case involving Sanjiv Bhatt 04-12-2012 10:40 AM

    Jamnagar: Suspended IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt's case will be heard in a Jamnagar court on Tuesday. The local court had earlier framed charges of murder and other offences against him in a 22-year-old case of custodial torture. Recently, Sanjiv Bhatt's wife Shweta Bhatt given a poll ticket by the Congress...
  • Guj govt targeting me for taking on Modi: Bhatt 10-11-2012 08:02 AM

    Ahmedabad: Suspended Gujarat IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt who says that he has been targeted by Chief Minister Narendra Modi has alleged that evidence related to the 2002 Gujarat riots has been selectively destroyed and hence an inquiry should be ordered into the same. "These are state control room records, state...
  • Custodial death: Charges filed against Sanjiv Bhatt 08-11-2012 06:53 PM

    Jamnagar: In a major setback to suspended IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt, a local court on Thursday filed charges against him and six policemen who are accused in the 1990 Khambalia custodial death case. The Gujarat High Court had on October 23 rejected the petitions of the accused policemen challenging the...
  • NC worker's death: No CBI probe, says court 01-11-2011 12:16 PM

    New Delhi: A Jammu and Kashmir court on Tuesday dismissed a petition seeking a CBI probe into the death of of the National Conference (NC) worker Haji Yousuf. The plea was filed by the son of slain NC worker Yousuf. The family of the deceased claims Yousuf died after he...
  • J&K govt to release NC worker's autopsy report 10-10-2011 07:42 AM

    Srinagar: Embattled Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah will make a bid to clear his name in the mysterious death of National Conference Party worker Haji Yusuf. His government is set to make public the details of the forensic report that was prepared by the Government Medical College in...
  • Won't be caged in by PDP's campaign: Omar 08-10-2011 03:03 PM

    Srinagar: In a sharp counter-attack against opposition PDP, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Saturday dubbed the party as "utterly irresponsible" and told it bluntly that he was not "going to be caged in" by their "vicious" campaign for his ouster. "They have always been uncomfortable with me....
  • Custodial death: Witness puts Farooq in trouble 08-10-2011 07:00 AM

    Srinagar: The mysterious death of National Conference worker Haji Yusuf continues to cause trouble for Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah. The Opposition is now accusing his father Union Minister Farooq Abdullah of selling ministries and Assembly tickets. A key witness in the NC worker's death case Salem Reshi...
  • Never said Yusuf tortured at CM's house: J&K IGP 07-10-2011 01:51 PM

    Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir IGP (Crime) Raja Aijaz Ali on Friday claimed that he has never made any statement regarding torture of Haji Saeed Yusuf at the residence of Chief Minister Omar Abdullah's residence. National Conference worker Yusuf died in police custody after he was allegedly handed over to the...
  • J&K custodial death: Victim's son accuses Omar 07-10-2011 07:56 AM

    New Delhi: Trouble mounts for Omar Abdullah in the case of controversial and mysterious death of the National Conference worker in police custody after victim Haji Saeed Yusuf's son Talib Hussain directly implicated the Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister. Hitting out at the Chief Minister, Hussain accused him of hiding...
  • Haji Yousuf tortured at Omar's residence: Witness 06-10-2011 08:20 AM

    An eyewitness Abdul Salam Reshi recounts his version on what transpired at the J&K Chief Minister's residence. ...
  • PDP rally against custodial death of NC worker 05-10-2011 05:02 PM

    Srinagar: The PDP on Wednesday took to streets in Srinagar to protest against the alleged custodial death of a ruling National Conference worker with party president Mehbooba Mufti warning of a "long battle". Several PDP legislators and hundreds of party workers marched from the party headquarters to Lal Chowk through...
  • J&K Assembly witnesses politics at a new low 03-10-2011 09:24 PM

    New Delhi: Politics hit a new low in Jammu and Kashmir on Monday as a PDP MLA threw a fan at the State Assembly Speaker while protesting the death of an National Conference (NC) worker in police custody. The Speaker in return allegedly abused the MLA. And as the heat...
  • J&K: Row over NC worker's custodial death 02-10-2011 11:05 PM

    Srinagar: The ruling National Conference government in Jammu and Kashmir is on the backfoot following the death of a party worker in police custody. The victim's family has been alleging foul play and the Opposition has been demanding Chief Minister Omar Abdullah's resignation. Two days after the death of National...
  • Custodial death: J&K govt defends Omar 02-10-2011 05:56 PM

    Srinagar: The ruling National Conference in Jammu and Kashmir is on the backfoot over the custodial death of one of its party workers. The man died in custody after Chief Minister Omar Abdullah turned him in for allegedly taking money to fix ministerial berths. Omar has ordered a probe into...
  • Omar in fresh trouble over NC worker's death 01-10-2011 10:02 PM

    Srinagar: There is fresh trouble for Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah over the death of a National Conference worker in police custody. Protests erupted in Srinagar on Saturday after the worker, who was handed over to the crime department by Omar, died in police custody. Accused of corruption...
  • J&K: Omar in the line of fire over NC worker's death 01-10-2011 07:54 AM

    Srinagar: Protests erupted in Srinagar on Friday after a National Conference worker died in police custody. The party worker was handed over to the crime department by Chief Minister Omar Abdullah for taking money from people promising them ministerial berth. The government has ordered a judicial probe into the custodial...
  • Cabinet's nod for law against torture 08-04-2010 04:45 PM

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  • Custodial death triggers tension in J-K 10-10-2009 11:01 PM

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