A church priest consoles family members of Jayaraj, 58, and son Bennicks Immanuel, 31, who died after allegedly being tortured at the hands of police in Sathankulam, Tamil Nadu on June 28. Photo: AFPA church priest consoles family members of Jayaraj, 58, and son Bennicks Immanuel, 31, who died after allegedly being tortured at the hands of police in Sathankulam, Tamil Nadu on June 28. Photo: AFP
A church priest consoles family members of Jayaraj, 58, and son Bennicks Immanuel, 31, who died after allegedly being tortured at the hands of police in Sathankulam, Tamil Nadu on June 28. Photo: AFP

Indian policemen arrested over ‘George Floyds of India’ custody deaths

  • A father and his son who were arrested for breaking coronavirus lockdown regulations were allegedly subjected to a brutal thrashing that led to their deaths
  • India’s National Human Rights Commission said nearly 15 cases of custodial violence and torture were reported daily on average

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A church priest consoles family members of Jayaraj, 58, and son Bennicks Immanuel, 31, who died after allegedly being tortured at the hands of police in Sathankulam, Tamil Nadu on June 28. Photo: AFPA church priest consoles family members of Jayaraj, 58, and son Bennicks Immanuel, 31, who died after allegedly being tortured at the hands of police in Sathankulam, Tamil Nadu on June 28. Photo: AFP
A church priest consoles family members of Jayaraj, 58, and son Bennicks Immanuel, 31, who died after allegedly being tortured at the hands of police in Sathankulam, Tamil Nadu on June 28. Photo: AFP
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