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2016
Feb

Imphal fake encounter: CHRI seeks probe in police-politician nexusCHRI in the News

The Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative (CHRI) has termed the 2009 fake encounter of Sanjit Meitei, a suspected member of the PLA, in Imphal as an “obstruction of justice” and called for investigation of the “senior police officers and any higher authority, bureaucrat or politician, who allegedly gave orders for this killing.”

2016
Jan

Delhi top cop attracts rebuke: Wants to brutally beat criminals & shoot alleged rapists on spotCHRI in the News

Delhi police commissioner BS Bassi said that the police was nowadays “committed to human rights” but bemoaned that the 1960s and 1970s were a bygone era in which criminals still feared the police, reported the New Indian Express.

 

2016
Jan

CHRI expresses concern over Delhi Police chief's comments to 'shoot or hang perpetrators'CHRI in the News

The Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative (CHRI) is deeply perturbed by the comments of the Delhi Police Commissioner, BS Bassi at the police's annual press conference on 4 January 2016, that Delhi Police personnel would "shoot or hang" perpetrators of crimes against women on the spot, if the Constitution of India allowed this.

 

2016
Jan

Shoot or hang rapists: BS Bassi’s remark sparks protestCHRI in the News

Concerned over Delhi Police Commissioner B S Bassi’s recent statement about “shooting or hanging” the perpetrators of crime against women, a Human Rights organisation today said that police are not meant to judge and punish but to uphold the law.

2016
Jan

Rape comment: Rights group flays BassiCHRI in the News

Police commissioner O J Bassi got here beneath flak from a world human rights group for his remark through the annual press convention on Tuesday during which he stated the division is prepared to kill rapists if the Constitution permits it.

2016
Jan

Human rights group picks on Bassi's comment on 'shooting rapists'CHRI in the News

Taking exception to the comments of Delhi Police Commissioner B S Bassi where he had expressed his willingness to ‘shoot’ a rapist if the Constitution allows him, Commonwealth Human Rights Intiative (CHRI), an international non-governmental organisation, working to ensure the realisation of human rights, on Wednesday expressed their strong disagreement with the Delhi Police chief’s statement.

2016
Jan

Rape remark: Rights group flays BassiCHRI in the News

Police commissioner B S Bassi came under flak from an international human rights group for his comment during the annual press conference on Tuesday in which he said the department is willing to kill rapists if the Constitution allows it.

2016
Jan

Bassi's comment on perpetrators of crime against woman worries CHRICHRI in the News

Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative (CHRI) today expressed concern over Delhi Police Commissioner B S Bassi's remark made on perpetrators of crime against woman at the polices annual press conference on January 4.

2016
Jan

Bassi’s “shoot or hang” comes in for criticismCHRI in the News

An NGO has hit out at the Delhi Police commissioner’s recent remark that his force would not mind shooting or hanging on the spot the perpetrators of crimes against women if permitted by the Constitution.

2016
Jan

Human rights groups up in arms against BassiCHRI in the News

Delhi Police Commissioner BS Bassi has raked up a controversy yet again. Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative (CHRI) has attacked Bassi for his statement regarding the treatment of rapists. His remarks are bound to uphold human rights.