Delhi High Court orders two police officers to pay ₹50k compensation for illegally detaining man for half an hour

The Court said that the compensation amount should be recovered from the salaries of sub-inspectors Rajeev Gautam and Shamim Khan, the two police officers who put the petitioner in the lock-up.
Delhi High Court, Delhi Police
Delhi High Court, Delhi Police

The Delhi High Court on Thursday awarded ₹50,000 compensation to a man who was illegally detailed by the Delhi Police for half an hour [Pankaj Kumar Sharma v Govt of NCT of Delhi & Ors].

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