Dignity cannot be sacrificed at altar of extraordinary situations: Bombay HC in plea against humiliating penalties by Police amid Lockdown
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Dignity cannot be sacrificed at altar of extraordinary situations: Bombay HC in plea against humiliating penalties by Police amid Lockdown

While issuing notice on a PIL against such conduct by certain police personnel while enforcing the COVID-19 lockdown, the Court asked the Police Commissioner to "ensure that such sordid incidents do not occur."

The Bombay High Court on Friday expressed its displeasure over various reports of "unusual and humiliating punishments which are meted out by police personnel under the garb of enforcing the lockdown directives." (Sandip Madhu Nair v State, thr Home Deptt & Ors)

While issuing notice on a PIL against such conduct by certain police personnel, the Court has requested that the Police Commissioner sensitise the police to "ensure that such sordid incidents do not occur."

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