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Police take down Rio gang accused of torture, extortion

Last Updated: Friday, August 08, 2014, 05:47

Police in Brazil dismantled a well-armed gang accused of extorting, torturing and killing poor residents of Rio de Janeiro, state security authorities said Thursday.

Young widow arrested for torturing 3-year-old son in Tamil Nadu

Last Updated: Saturday, August 02, 2014, 01:53

A 23-year old woman was arrested in the district on the charge of torturing her three-year old son, police said.

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.

Youth dies in police custody, family claims foul play

Last Updated: Saturday, August 03, 2013, 22:20

A 24-year-old youth has died in police custody and was cremated immediately, with his kin alleging that "excessive torture" lead to his death.

Six Delhi cops suspended for alleged torture in lockup

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 10, 2013, 21:38

Six Delhi police personnel were suspended following media reports about a `secret lockup`.

NCPCR to probe torture of children by Delhi Police

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 10, 2013, 21:24

Taking a serious view of reports of children being arrested and allegedly tortured by Delhi Police, NCPCR said it will enquire into the matter.

Malaysian court orders Rs 57 lakh compensation for 2 Indians

Last Updated: Saturday, July 06, 2013, 00:05

Malaysian High Court today awarded more than 57 lakh rupees in damages to two ethnic Indian men who sued the authorities for torturing them during interrogation.

Two youths accuse police of torturing them in Punjab

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 29, 2013, 08:29

Two youths residing in Bhalowali village have accused the police of torturing them during questioning in a theft case.

Man commits suicide, police torture alleged

Last Updated: Saturday, April 06, 2013, 09:41

A 24-year-old youth allegedly committed suicide at his residence with his family alleging that police atrocities forced him to take the extreme step.

Kasab`s allegation of police torture false: Prosecution

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 17, 2010, 18:52

Claims by Pakistani gunman Ajmal Kasab about police torturing him and making him confess under duress are false and part of his strategy to escape from the clutches of law, the prosecution told a special court on Wednesday.

NHRC seeks report from UP admin on police torture of minors

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 15, 2009, 23:13

The National Human Rights Commission has taken suo motu cognizance of a recent report about two minors being put to physical torture by police in Noida and sought the facts about the incident from the UP police within four weeks.