Indian policemen pictured in Uttar Pradesh state on July 3 amid the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: AFP
Indian policemen pictured in Uttar Pradesh state on July 3 amid the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: AFP
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India’s George Floyds: custodial deaths raise question of who’s policing the police

  • Bennicks Immanuel and J Jayaraj died from their injuries after allegedly being tortured following their arrest for breaking coronavirus lockdown rules
  • Activists say theirs were just two of many deaths in police custody in India, raising questions over police brutality, impunity and the need for reform

Indian policemen pictured in Uttar Pradesh state on July 3 amid the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: AFP
Indian policemen pictured in Uttar Pradesh state on July 3 amid the coronavirus pandemic. Photo: AFP
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