An average of five people die in police custody in India every day, according to official data.
The reporter said he was given a choice by soldiers holding him captive—rape the woman next door, or be raped himself.
A German court issued a landmark verdict against a former Syrian Army chief, but survivors of Assad's brutal regime say this is just the beginning.
Bryan Riley, 33, who confessed to killing four (including a baby) and torturing a young girl in Lakeland, Florida, told police he believed he was saving a child that was being sexually trafficked by the family.
The police officials deny the allegations, which are all too common in India.
Several reports have recently surfaced of people being mistreated using restraint chairs—even resulting in death, in extreme circumstances.
Hospital workers witnessed a gruesome rise in exploitation and violence against children involved in heroin and crack dealing over lockdown, a new report has found.
Evidence suggests corruption and police complicity led to the escape of a notorious smuggler accused of transporting, extorting, and imprisoning thousands of migrants.
District Judge Vanessa Baraitser announced her decision at London's Old Bailey court on Monday.
There have been more than 1700 custodial deaths in the country in the last 10 years.
The Italian policemen are also accused of helping local gangs break lockdown.