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Probe ordered in Odisha boys` torture by RPF

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 08, 2014, 13:25

Two minor boys, allegedly illegally detained and tortured by RPF personnel for seven days, were rescued in Odisha, an official said.

Woman alleges torture by police, HC seeks reply from chief cop

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 25, 2013, 19:53

Delhi High Court has sought a response from the city police Commissioner on a woman`s plea alleging she and her daughter were tortured in a police station.

Syria jihadists torturing, killing detainees: Amnesty

Last Updated: Thursday, December 19, 2013, 09:46

Amnesty International accused an al Qaeda-linked jihadist group in Syria of abducting, torturing and killing detainees at secret prisons in areas under its control.

Couple booked for torturing minor domestic help

Last Updated: Monday, November 18, 2013, 17:15

Police have booked a couple for allegedly torturing and blackmailing their minor tribal domestic help after shooting her nude picture at Belpahar in Jharsuguda district, police said on Monday.

Doctors complicit in torture at CIA, military prisons: Study

Last Updated: Monday, November 04, 2013, 14:25

Doctors and nurses tasked with monitoring the health of terror suspects were complicit in abuses committed at prisons run by the Pentagon and the CIA, an independent report said today.

Torture invoked in Guantanamo 9/11 hearing

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 23, 2013, 08:48

Lawyers for the five men accused of the September 11, 2001 attacks invoked the UN Convention against Torture on Tuesday as a way to bring up their clients` alleged mistreatment in secret prisons.

Court asks police to probe of conditions of other maids

Last Updated: Saturday, October 05, 2013, 18:10

Delhi Police were asked by court to probe conditions of other girls employed through placement agency which had provided a maid allegedly assaulted and confined by her employer in a Vasant Kunj house.

Delhi maid assault: Employer’s bail plea to be heard in court today

Last Updated: Saturday, October 05, 2013, 10:34

The bail plea of the Vandana Dhir, the employer who allegedly assaulted her 15-year-old maid, will be heard in a Delhi court on Saturday.

Delhi maid assault: Subjected to extreme torture, domestic help tells magistrate

Last Updated: Saturday, October 05, 2013, 10:34

The Delhi Police on Saturday filed in a court here the statement of the girl, who was allegedly assaulted by her employer in a Vasant Kunj house, recorded before a magistrate in which she has narrated the entire incident.

Domestic help torture case: Why placement agent not made witness, Court asks cops

Last Updated: Friday, October 04, 2013, 18:29

Delhi Police was asked by court here as to why placement agent, held for providing domestic help to Vandana Dhir who assaulted and confined maid at her house, was not made prosecution witness in case.

Domestic help abuse: Employer arrested; govt to fast-track case

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 01, 2013, 09:03

The Delhi police arrested the employer of a 15-year-old girl from Jharkhand, who was rescued on Monday evening and admitted to Safdarjung Hospital with knife injuries.

Hong Kong couple jailed for forcing maid `to wear diaper`

Last Updated: Friday, September 20, 2013, 13:36

A Hong Kong couple were jailed for torturing, beating and abusing their Indonesian maid.