Illegal detention of 68 year old: MP HC directs payment of Rs 5 lakh compensation, contempt proceedings against police
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Illegal detention of 68 year old: MP HC directs payment of Rs 5 lakh compensation, contempt proceedings against police

The High Court has also ordered the state to pay Rs 5 lakhs for the illegal detention which lasted four months.

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The Madhya Pradesh High Court recently ordered the release of a 68 year old tribal man who was found to have been illegally detained after being misidentified as a murder convict by the Police, in the case of Kamlesh S/o Husan vs. The State of Madhya Pradesh & Others.

The Division Bench of Justices SC Sharma and Shailendra Shukla also awarded Rs. 5 lakhs as compensation for the illegal detention, on the Habeas Corpus Petition filed by the son of the jailed man, Husan.

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