Why the Indian Police Needs to be Set Free from Politicians

September 10th, 2015|Categories: Mail Today, Newspaper|Tags: |

The monopoly on violence in India is increasingly held by an inefficient and politicised police force. With everyday reports indicating rising incidents of brutality, extortion and other crimes committed by police personnel, police custody increasingly has a macabre tinge. According to the home ministry, in 2014, 47,774 complaints were received against the police across India