Custodial Death in India

  • Amaan Siddique
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  • Amaan Siddique

    Student of Delhi Metropolitan Education, Noida, Affiliated to GGSIP University, Delhi, India

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Custodial death is among the greatest crimes in a civilized society where the Rule of Law is upheld. It begs the question of whether a person loses his or her fundamental right to life when they are taken into custody by the police. Can a person's right to life be suspended after being arrested? The answer must be a categorical "No." The use of third-degree tactics on suspects during unlawful detention and police detention reflects poorly on the administration system in India, where the rule of law is implicit in all actions and the right to life and liberty is considered the fundamental right that occupies the highest position among all other essential fundamental rights. One of the most commonly acknowledged forms of abuses of human rights that are brutal in nature. The National Commission for Human Rights (NHRC), the Supreme Court, the Indian Constitution, and the United Nations all forbid it. But police officers all around the nation are disobeying these organizations. Therefore, to effectively combat crime, it is necessary to establish a balance between individual human rights and public objectives.


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International Journal of Law Management and Humanities, Volume 6, Issue 5, Page 1460 - 1467


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