Inordinate force has become routine in India: Plea in Supreme court seeks guidelines to fill legal lacuna in dealing with Custodial Death/Torture/Rape

Jeyaraj and his son Bennix died while in the custody of the Sathankulam Police following their arrest on June 19 citing a violation of the COVID-19 curfew The plea before the Supreme Court notes that “Custodial Torture/Deaths/Rapes are a chilling reminder of how the excessive use of force has become a routine in India” leadingContinue reading “Inordinate force has become routine in India: Plea in Supreme court seeks guidelines to fill legal lacuna in dealing with Custodial Death/Torture/Rape”

Madras Highcourt Order’s To Preserve Clue Materials From Sathankulam Police Station, Leaves Transfer Of Investigation To CBI- Custodial death- [Read Order]

In connection with the infamous custodial death case of a father-son duo, the Madras High Court on Monday directed the District Collector, Tuticorin, to depute Revenue Officers to the Sathankulam Police Station, for the purpose of preserving the clue materials. The Division Bench at the Madurai Seat of the High Court was motivated to takeContinue reading “Madras Highcourt Order’s To Preserve Clue Materials From Sathankulam Police Station, Leaves Transfer Of Investigation To CBI- Custodial death- [Read Order]”