Supreme Court censures Madhya Pradesh cops for protecting goons instead of victims

The petitioner's family faced threats from the husband of a sitting Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) who is implicated in the death of his father in 2019.

The Supreme Court on Friday took exception to the Madhya Pradesh Police not providing police protection to a family facing threats from a murder accused who is the husband of a sitting legislator [Somesh Chaurasia v. State of Madhya Pradesh and anr].

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