Human Rights

Illegal arrest and custody torture confirmed

Baghpa (U.P.)t: According to media reports one Shaukat was illegally arrested by some policemen and severely beaten in the jail. The task of investigation was entrusted to Sub-Inspector K.P. Tomar. In the investigation he found that Shaukat was illegally kept in police custody and was also beaten. On the basis of his investigation when the complaint of illegal imprisonment and beating was found correct, crime branch's Inspector Tomar registered cases against Daroghas Mewa Ram, Rajesh Kumar, Jai Parkash, Rajesh Kumar and four policemen and jeep-driver Pawan Kumar under different sections of IPC. Many of them have been transferred. Shaukat s/o Hafeez was illegally arrested in 2006 and tortured.

This article appeared in The Milli Gazette print issue of 16-31 December 2009 on page no. 11

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