Plea moved in Madras HC for constitution of effective Police Complaints Authorities in the wake of the Sathankulam Custodial Deaths

"The need for an impartial, effective Police Complaints Authorities has been exacerbated by the custodial deaths of Jayaraj and Bennix", states the plea which also assails provisions of the TN Police (Reforms) Act 2013
Plea moved in Madras HC for constitution of effective Police Complaints Authorities in the wake of the Sathankulam Custodial Deaths
Chennai Police outside Madras High CourtImage for representational purposes only

In the wake of the Sathankulam custodial deaths, a petition has been filed in the Madras High Court urging for directions towards establishing effective Police Complaints Authorities (PCA) and to strike down provisions of the Tamil Nadu Police (Reforms) Act, 2013 which are argued to have diluted the powers of the PCA.

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