Chief Justice NV Ramana condemns police brutality
Over the last three years, 348 people died and 1189 were tortured in police custody in India. And this is almost certainly an underestimate.
The police should be protectors – not abusers
The police and the justice system are there to safeguard us. Instead, they have become abusers in the pay of corrupt and wealthy politicians.
Raghu Rama Krishna Raju arrested and tortured in custody as a result of “revenge politics”
India’s institutions are broken. There is no clearer example than the case of Raghu Rama Krishna Raju, an Andhra Pradesh MP for the YSR Congress Party.
Five Indians die in police custody every day
The police are supposed to protect us. In India, we need to be protected against them.
Corruption in India's police force
42% of people in contact with Indian police have had to pay a bribe
Murdered by the forces of the law
Encounter killings are not the same as justice. But they have become commonplace, with police acting as judge, jury, and executioner.
Police brutality in Andhra Pradesh
2020 saw a rise in police violence, particularly against members of the Dalit community