Nambi Narayanan awarded 50 lakh compensation for wrongful arrest, SC calls for probe

Murali Krishnan September 14 2018
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The Supreme Court today awarded Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) scientist Nambi Narayanan compensation of Rs. 50 lakh for wrongful arrest.

The Court has also constituted a Committee to be headed by former Supreme Court judge, Justice DK Jain, to ascertain whether action needs to be taken against erring police officials.

Nambi Narayanan was needlessly arrested and tortured, the Court observed today. The panel headed by Justice DK Jain will have two other members, one each to be nominated by the Centre and the State of . . .

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