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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