Five Cops Booked in UP’s Badaun for Allegedly Torturing Youth in Custody

The youth's family claimed he was given electric shock and a stick inserted in his rectum during custodial torture.

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In Uttar Pradesh's Badaun, a youth was allegedly detained and brutally tortured by police officers after he was picked up on 2 May on suspicion of bike theft.

While filing a police complaint, the youth's family alleged that he was given electric shock and a stick was inserted in his rectum during custodial torture.

Based on the complaint, a First Information Report (FIR) under Sections 338 (causing grievous hurt), 323 (voluntarily causing hurt), 506 (criminal intimidation), 147 (rioting) and under the Prevention of Corruption Act, was registered at Alapur police station against a sub-inspector, four constables, and two unidentified accused after a preliminary probe found the victim's accusations to be true.


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Topics:  Badaun   UP Police   Custodial Torture 

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