Darcus Howe, the broadcaster, writer and civil rights campaigner, has died aged 74. His family announced his death in a statement released on Sunday that read: “Darcus died quietly and unexpectedly in his sleep on the evening of Saturday 1 April.”
Month: April 2017
A police officer has been jailed for 55 years after shooting and killing a six-year-old boy. Louisiana law enforcement officer, Derrick Stafford, was sentenced today – one week after being convicted of manslaughter.
On March 20, another custodial death has allegedly taken place in Tapah prison in Perak. It is only the first-quarter of the year and already four custodial deaths have been reported in the state to date.
Ever since Telangana achieved statehood, State police have been trying to create a brand image of ‘people friendly policing.’ However, repeated incidents of ‘custodial deaths seem to be seriously damaging these efforts.