Millennium Post

NHRC notice to Maha over inmate’s death

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has issued a show-cause notice to the Maharashtra government, asking why a monetary relief of Rs 5 lakh should not be paid to the family of Manoj Shivnath Salve (20), who died in police custody due to torture on October 26, 2013. 

NHRC member Justice D Murugesan has asked DCP. Crime Branch, Andheri (East), to submit a report on the final outcome of a departmental inquiry against four police personnel, who allegedly assaulted Salve, within six weeks.

Following Salve’s death, the policemen were suspended and arrested. A charge-sheet was also filed against them. The NHRC has also given the state Chief Secretary six weeks to respond. It said Salve might <g data-gr-id="16">gave</g> died due to police torture as his autopsy report revealed that there were 56 external injury marks on his body.


Our contributor helps bringing the latest updates to you

Share it