Colin Gonsalves is Amicus Curiae in custodial torture of prisoners case

The Supreme Court today appointed Senior Advocate and noted human rights lawyer Colin Gonsalves as Amicus Curiae in a PIL seeking a standalone legislation for curbing instances of custodial torture and violence against prisoners.

A Bench of Chief Justice JS Khehar, along with Justices DY Chandrachud and L Nageswara Rao, requested Gonsalves to assist the Court after hearing the petitioner, former law minister Ashwani Kumar on the issue.

Kumar . . .

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