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2 cops imprisoned for life-tenure after 26 years of a mans death

Feb 28, 2017 - Legal Monitor Worldwide

About 26 years after a man died after custodial torture after police used his infant child and wife as bait to secure his illegal detention, a Chennai court has sentenced two former police personnel to life imprisonment.

Prakasam, then 21, was taken into police custody in connection with a robbery case on December 15, 1991. Two days later, he died in Government General Hospital. The police had claimed that he died after falling off Basin Bridge while trying to escape, but an investigation ...