Madhya Pradesh High Court orders State to pay ₹20 lakh to family of man who died in police custody; transfers probe to CBI

Justice Gurpal Singh Ahluwalia said that the Gwalior Police miserably failed to conduct a fair investigation into the custodial death and was actively involved in camouflaging the probe.
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custodial violence

The Gwalior Bench of the Madhya Pradesh High Court on Monday ordered the State government to pay ₹20 lakh as compensation to the family of a man who died while in police custody, under mysterious circumstances [Ashok Rawat v. State of Madhya Pradesh].

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