STUDY ON CUSTODIAL DEATHS IN INDIA

Author: Simran, 4th Year, BA LLB, SDM Law College, Mangalore ABSTRACT 2019 has witnessed 1,731 Custodial deaths. In India everyday around 5 people die in custody. These deaths create controversy and severe public criticism on the authorities. In this research paper an attempt has been made by the researcher to get a clear perspective of what is Custodial death with respect to Indian laws and how it violates basic human rights. Most of the victims are from poor and weak backgrounds therefore judicial inquiries have to be done. There must…