WANT OF POLICE REFORMATION IN INDIA
Northeast Today|July 2020
WANT OF POLICE REFORMATION IN INDIA
After the tragic incident at Minneapolis of United States of America, on May 25 where one AfroAmerican person named George Floyd was killed as a result of police atrocity in custody has globally raised many questions regarding police accountability.
Kishor Kumar Kalita

Alike the other developed and democratic countries similar questions have also been raised in India after this incident. Though the occurrence and nature of police atrocities in India are different than the western countries still this country has been witnessing unaccountable police brutality and custodial tortures which rarely come to the light and our mainstream media gives little emphasis on those cases. In most of these cases, the victims of such tortures were the people who could not resist such oppression due to their socioeconomic backgrounds. In many occasions, we can also see religious and caste based discrimination by the police authority while dealing with the suspected accused.

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