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Torture and rape in police custody

Srikanta Ghosh

Torture and rape in police custody

an analysis

by Srikanta Ghosh

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Published by Ashish Pub. House in New Delhi .
Written in English

    Places:
  • India.,
  • India
    • Subjects:
    • Police misconduct -- India,
    • Police -- India -- Attitudes,
    • Prisoners -- Crimes against -- India,
    • Violence -- India,
    • Torture -- India

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Statementby S.K. Ghosh.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV7936.C56 G56 1993
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 152 p. ;
      Number of Pages152
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1060967M
      ISBN 108170245850
      LC Control Number93906288
      OCLC/WorldCa30933630

      Torture often happens in secret - in police lock-ups, interrogation rooms or prisons. For more than 50 years Amnesty International has been documenting torture, exposing the perpetrators and helping victims get justice. We make people aware of their rights and make sure that governments who torture can’t get away with it.   Wahington: Arbitrary killings, forced disappearance and torture in police custody are some of the human rights issues in India, the US said in a report on Wednesday, noting that instances of censorship, use of libel laws to prosecute social a speech and site blocking continued during In its India section of 'Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for ', the State Department said.

        Following the unprecedented sentences given last week to the six police officers for their roles in the torture and death of a woman in police custody, LICADHO urges greater action to investigate and prosecute other similar cases of torture in Cambodia. Torture in Police Custody ; Listen to LICADHO's Khmer language audio book on the.   year-old P Jeyaraj and his son Emmanuel Bennix (31) were “tortured” by police personnel at the Sathankulam Police Station in Tamil Nadu on .

        People emerging from jails in Belarus after being detained during the protests there in the past few days have described brutal treatment, including torture, by guards and police, painting a. Pinki Pramanik alleged that police had tied her hands and legs and forcibly conducted the gender determination test on her.


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New Delhi: Ashish Pub. House, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Srikanta Ghosh. India: Torture, Rape and Deaths in Custody 0th Edition by Amnesty International (Author) ISBN ISBN X.

Why is ISBN important. ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book. The digit and digit formats both : Amnesty International. The research included a review of torture cases in Police Custody investigation, medical and prison research files.

For many victims, torture in cludes rape or other sexual abuse. AsideAuthor: Anju Gautam. Why Police in India Use 'Third-Degree' Torture Methods for Interrogation.

In her book, Jinee Lokaneeta speaks to policemen about the three themes behind the pragmatic logic of applying the third. It recommended mandatory judicial enquiries into all cases of death in police custody.

But persistence of torture and third degree methods in police operations has continued undiminished. State of West Bengal [26], the Apex Court in the widely publicized death in police custody ruled that using torture is impermissible and offensive to Article The Court noted the ubiquity of torture and third-degree methods in police investigations and lamented the ‘growing incidence of torture and deaths in police custody’.

“in case you weren’t aware 35 out of 50 states allow a police officer to have sex with (and rape) someone they detain while in police custody and long as the officer claims it was consensual.

"Out of the deaths, 93 persons (%) died during police custody due to alleged torture/foul play while 24 persons (%) died under suspicious circumstances in which police. Juveniles and women are the primary target of torture in police custody, she says.

“A high number of women who go behind bars at police stations are raped by the police officers,” Malik said. Citing the constitution of Pakistan that provides protection against torture of every kind, she added that constitution did not define punishment to. Custodial violence primarily refers to violence in police custody and judicial custody.

Besides death, rape and torture are two other forms of custodial violence. Custodial violence is not a recent phenomenon. Sections& of IPC; Sections 25 & 26 of the Indian Evidence Act; Section 76 of CrPC and Section 29 of the Police Act, were enacted to curb the tendency of policemen to.

Haryana Police Brutally Tortured Nearly 50% of Jail Inmates, Finds Survey. Women, the report has found, would be molested and threatened with rape by male personnel. Plea in SC seeks guidelines to fill legal lacunae in dealing with death, torture and rape in police custody The plea notes that ‘Custodial Torture/Deaths/Rapes are a chilling reminder of how the excessive use of force has become a routine in India’ leading to deaths.

Caravan News. NEW DELHI – Bollywood actress Shwara Bhasker, prominent human rights activist Kavita Krishnan and other twitter users have expressed shock and outrage over the report of minor boys suffering from the rectal bleeding in the police torture and demanded immediate probe into this alleged rape under the police custody in Uttar Pradesh’s Muzaffarnagar.

Of the cases in police custody, 93 persons (%) died due to alleged torture or foul play, while 24 (%) died under suspicious circumstances in which the police cited suicide ( On Aug Mexico City police released Nadia Zepeda from prison. At the time of her conviction for drug offenses inZepeda, then claimed police raped and tortured her while she was in custody at the police station, and human rights groups stated that her trial was deeply flawed.

Victim of Torture in Police Custody: A Case Study torture includes rape or other sexual abuse. Aside number of cases of police torture and custodial deaths among the world's democracies. "The police punched, kicked and beat up the duo in custody, but were forced to release them after BSU activists laid siege to the police station," he added.

A confession made during police custody is not admissible in the Court of law. It is a commonly known fact that police torture has led to several people confessing to crimes during police custody.

However, such a confession is inadmissible in the Court. Only a confession made in the Court of Law during the trial is admissible as evidence. What kind of torture do police do in police custody.

Well, in the bad old days, I’ve heard that putting a metal bucket over a guy’s head and beating on it with a metal spoon would induce a confession without leaving marks, but I have no personal k. This includes % increase of deaths in prison and % increase while in police custody.

The government has stated that it intends to pass the Anti Torture Act so it can ratify the UN convention against torture. The bill provides up to a year sentence for physical or mental torture by the police.

Human Rights Watch documented cases of torture, including severe and repeated beatings and sexual violence, in police custody, often under the guise of .-- Deaths in police custody. -- Torture and cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment.

Types of torture or cruel, inhuman, and degrading treatment -- Who is targeted: Arrest of friends or relatives of a suspect. Torture and ill-treatment of members of self-determination groups. -- The purpose -- The perpetrators --The location -- The.Punjab: Rape accused dies in police custody; kin allege torture Gurwinder was booked in December for allegedly kidnapping a year-old girl.

Later, the rape .