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Coroners should decide cause of death in custody, not cops: Edict

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Modified 3 Jun 2020, 5:34 am
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The police have no prerogative to decide the cause of a death in custody, stressed the NGO Eliminating Deaths and Abuse in Custody (Edict).

In a statement, Edict said that it is for the coroners to decide the cause of a death in custody as stipulated in Section 334 of the Criminal Procedure Code.

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