Kerala High Court orders immediate handover of Tanur custodial death probe to CBI

The order was passed on a plea by the brother of 30-year-old Tamir Jifri, who was arrested on suspicions of drug possession and died on August 1 after allegedly being tortured by the Kerala police.

The Kerala High Court on Friday directed the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to immediately take over the investigation into the Tanur custodial death case, wherein one Tamir Jifri died after allegedly undergoing custodial torture at the hands of the Kerala police.

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