Sirsa: A local court on Friday ordered the
Haryana government to pay Rs 5 lakh as compensation to the kin
of a person who succumbed to injuries after being mercilessly
beaten by police officials in custody over 12 years ago.
Delivering the judgement, Additional District and
Sessions Judge Neelima Shangla also directed the
Superintendent of Police to register an FIR against then
Sub-inspector Sat Naryan and Assistant Sub-inspector Ram
Chander charging them with murder of Darshan Singh.
The deceased was beaten mercilessly which caused his
death on July 6, 1999.
Holding the policemen responsible for the custodial
death, the judge ordered Haryana government to pay Rs 5 lakh
as compensation along with nine per cent interest from the
date of filing the suit till its realisation.