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NHRC seeks ATR in custodial death of Naga tribal man in Assam, The First India, 29.08.2022

NHRC seeks ATR in custodial death of Naga tribal man in Assam

 29 Aug-2022 16:25 PMBy:  FirstIndia

New Delhi: National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has sought an action taken report (ATR) from the Superintendent of Police, Sibsagar district over the alleged custodial death of a Naga tribal man -E Henveih Phom – who was allegedly tortured by police at Gelekey police station in the Sivasagar district of Assam on August 21.
The Commission directs its Registry to transmit the copy of the complaint to the concerned authority calling for an action taken report within four weeks. The concerned authorities shall also intimate the Commission, if any, notice, order etc., has been received by him/them in the instant matter from the State Human Rights Commission. If yes, a copy of such order also be sent to the Commission within four weeks, it said.
Let a copy of the complaint be also transmitted to the Secretary of the concerned State Human Rights Commission, calling upon him to inform this Commission the date of cognizance, if any, taken at their end in the instant matter within four weeks, it ad