Assam : NHRC Seeks Response From Sivasagar Police; Over Custodial Death Of Nagaland Resident
August 29, 2022 by North East Today
- NET Web Desk
The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has sought an Action Taken Report (ATR) from Assam’s Sivasagar district police, over the custodial death of a person from Nagaland.
It has sent the notice for the ATR to Sivasagar Superintendent of Police (SP) on Friday and gave four weeks’ time for submitting the response.
According to the Programme Coordinator of Indigenous Lawyers Association of India (ILAI) – Tejang Chakma, the NHRC notice followed the filing of a complaint to it by the ILAI, a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) in New Delhi on August 25, over the death of E Henveih Phom, the Nagaland resident, due to alleged torture in custody at Geleky Police Station of Sivasagar district, just a few days a