Don’t arrest suspects of offences where punishment is less than 7 years: DGP to cops

Amid incidents of custodial deaths and increasing Covid-19 cases, Tamilnadu Director-General of Police J K Tripathy has issued an order to all Commissioners/Superintendents of Police that investigating officers should not arrest suspects involved in cognizable offences where the punishment under law is seven years in prison or less. Continue Reading

Custodial deaths: DGP’s strict instructions to cops

Taking a serious note of the death of a trader and his son in Sathankulam in southern Thoothukudi district allegedly due to police torture, Tamilnadu Director General of Police J K Tripathy has issued strict guidelines to the department. Continue Reading

Communal virus is worse than coronavirus: Prince of Arcot

The Prince of Arcot, Nawab Mohammed Abdul Ali, has expressed serious concern over the “rising communal hatred in India”. Continue Reading

TN DGP backs inspector in row involving Kancheepuram collector

A day after IPS Officers Association backed the police inspector who was repremanded by Kanchipuram Collector P Ponniah, Director General of Police, J K Tripathy has now come out in support of the cop. Continue Reading

TN custody death: NHRC seeks detailed report from TN DGP

In connection to the alleged suicide of a 24-year-old man in a police custody in Cuddalore, the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) panel has issued a notice to Tamilnadu government yesterday. Continue Reading