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Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Fwd: Custodial death of Mr. Abdul Aziz

---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: wajahat <whabibullah@nic.in>
Date: Tue, 17 May 2011 21:07:57 +0500
Subject: Re: Custodial death of Mr. Abdul Aziz
To: mohanlal panda <pandaml67@gmail.com>

Thanks. We will have this looked into

----- Original Message -----
From: mohanlal panda <pandaml67@gmail.com>
Date: Monday, May 16, 2011 5:16 pm
Subject: Custodial death of Mr. Abdul Aziz
To: whabibullah <whabibullah@nic.in>, ro-ncm <ro-ncm@nic.in>

> Chairperson
> National Commission for Minorities
> New Delhi.
> Respected Sir,
> We want to draw your kind attention towards an incident of custodial
> death of Mr. Abdul Aziz son of Nasir Ali, aged about 59 years
> old, a
> resident of Kishori Bhawan, Anup Shahar Road under the Civil Lines
> police station in Aligarh district, Uttar Pradesh on 8th May, 2011.
> The deceased victim, Mr. Abdul Aziz was a fourth grade employee of
> Aligarh Muslim University (AMU)
> Next day on 09 May, 2011 an F.I.R. was  registered by Mr.
> Jamshed, the
> son of the deceased victim, against 8 persons, including two police
> officials associated with the Civil Lines police station under
> sections 302, 452, 323, 506, 102 B of Indian Penal Code.
> According to the description given in the FIR, on 8 May, 2011 at
> around 10.30 pm, the deceased victim, Mr. Abdul Aziz was picked up
> forcefully from his house by Mr. Jalil Ahmad, a Sub Inspector
> and Mr.
> A. K. Tyagi, a S.S.I., both posted at Civil Lines police station and
> he was taken to the Civil Lines police station in a police jeep.
> It is informed that when the relatives of the deceased victim
> went to
> the Civil Lines police station to know about the deceased, they were
> told that the deceased victim had been sent to the J. N. Medical
> College, AMU, Aligarh. When the relatives went to the J. N. Medical
> College, AMU, which is hardly 2 Km away from the Civil Lines police
> station, they came to know that Mr. Abdul Aziz had died.
> Further, it is reported that a panel of two doctors conducted
> Post-Mortem of the deceased victim Mr. Abdul Aziz and it has revealed
> that Mr. Abdul Aziz death was caused by strangulation.
> In the above incident of custodial death, the Sub Inspector Mr. Jalil
> Ahmad has been suspended. But despite named in the FIR, no
> action has
> been taken against Mr. A.K. Tyagi, S.S.I. of the Civil Lines police
> station.
> In such an incident of brutal custodial death, I request you to give
> order to conduct a Magisterial Inquiry by Judicial Magistrate under
> Section 176 (1) A of Cr.P.C. immediately, compensation of Rupees 5
> lakhs to the kin of deceased Abdul Aziz and provide protection to
> witness.
> Dr. Lenin Raghuvanshi, Executive Director, PVCHR
> Dr Mohanlal Panda, Advisor, PVCHR

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