ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Police Codifying Torture

THE Maharashtra government's response to the recent furore in the assembly over Mock-up deaths' can only be seen as one more of the periodic attempts by the state to give its strong arm a more acceptable garb and to add a softer tone to its muscle power. It is an attempt to accommodate the public protest against the increasing brutality of the police in a manner least damaging to itself.

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