National Human Rights Commission issued notice to the Chief Secreatary and DGP Uttar Pradesh

Title of the Case: National Human Rights Commission issued notice to the Chief Secreatary and DGP Uttar Pradesh





Head Notes: The National Human Rights Commission, NHRC, India has taken suo motu cognizance of media reports that in Pilkhua, Uttar Pradesh, a man died in police custody on the 13th October, 2019 after he was brutally assaulted during interrogation in connection with a murder case. He was allegedly kicked, punched, hit with planks of wood, given electric shocks and pierced with a screwdriver. A purported video of the victim’s dead body, shows deep bruise marks on his posterior and left arm and stab wounds all over the body.





Court: Honourable National Human Rights Commission


Dated: 16-10-2019

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