NEW DELHI

Justice knocks 22 years after custodial death

New Delhi: Twenty-two years after Mahender died due to torture in Vivek Vihar police station here on August 24,1987, the Supreme Court has upheld the conviction of the then Station House Officer, R. P. Tyagi, but regretted the protracted delay in the trial during which even the deceased’s mother and relatives turned hostile. –PTI

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