Supreme Court stays Meghalaya High Court directive to pay ₹10-15 lakh compensation for custodial deaths

The High Court had stressed incidents of custodial deaths were a slur on civilised society, and fixed amounts ranging between ₹10-15 lakhs as compensation for such incidents.
Custodial Violence
Custodial Violence

The Supreme Court recently stayed a Meghalaya High Court ruling that had ordered for compensation of up to ₹10-15 lakhs to be paid by the State government in cases of custodial deaths [State of Meghalaya vs Killing Jana and ors].

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