Bombay HC Seeks Nashik Prison Custodial Death Case Investigation Details

Bombay HC Seeks Nashik Prison Custodial Death Case Investigation Details

The Bombay High Court, on Wednesday, looked for all the documents required with the death of a prisoner in the Nashik Central jail after the court learned that the family was not informed that an independent inquiry was started into the 32-year-old’s death.

A note purportedly accusing jail authorities of extreme torment was discovered flawlessly enclosed by plastic inside the life convict, Asghar Ali Mansuri’s stomach during his posthumous. He was discovered hanging himself on October 7, 2020 inside the cell of the jail – implied for convicts who were isolated due their supposed conduct.

A division seat of Justice SS Shinde and Justice Manish Pitale were hearing an appeal documented by Mansoori’s dad Mumtaz Mohammed Mansuri and People’s Union of Civil Liberties (PUCL) looking for setting up of a free board of trustees to research into the conditions where the man passed on just as enlistment of a FIR against jail authorities named in the self-destruction note. 

Additional Public Prosecutor JP Yagnik presented that he had taken instructions and discovered that an obligatory legal request under section 176(1A) of the Criminal Procedure Code had been started. He further said that the Human Rights Commission has additionally started an investigation into the inquiry.

Justice Manish Pitale at that point looked to know whether the investigations were finished. At the point when educated regarding the entry of a quarter of a year since the occurrence, the appointed authority noticed, “This is sufficient time for them to finish the request.”

Senior Advocate Mihir Desai showing up to the petitioner presented that all he needed right currently was data with respect to the examination concerning his child’s demise. “In the event that there is a request, I might need to mediate. Offer whatever is passable. There are five individuals in jail who have said he was tormented.” 

Justice Pitale at that point saw that under section 176(4) of the CrPC the family was permitted to participate into the inquiry. The father should have involved in the investigation,” the court noticed. 

The seat coordinated that all the reports of investigations into the custodial by the death of Mansuri be set on the record and deferred the issue for February 1. Mansuri’s note purportedly referenced that if anything happened to him the officials (named in his note) ought to be considered mindful. 

Showing up for the solicitor, Senior Advocate Mihir Desai said he simply needed to know that the family was ignorant about any investigation into the 32-year-old convict’s demise.

A writ appeal was documented by the dad of a 32-year-old convict, who died by self -destruction in Nashik focal jail a month ago, looking for the enrollment of a FIR against the five jail authorities named by him in the self – destruction note.

Asgharali Mansoori was discovered dead in a cell of the prison on October 7. During the after death, a note was found in his midsection, which named five authorities, expressing that he was bugged by them. 

The request documented by Mansoori’s dad, Mumtaz, and People’s Union for Civil Liberties, expresses that as his dad he has the privilege to know the conditions that prompted the passing of his child. While an Accidental Death Record was documented by the Nashik police, a FIR is yet to be recorded.

The request says that their assertions were not recorded by the police yet and looked for that they ought to be given security and moved to another prison in the state. 

Mansoori was indicted in a homicide case and had gone through almost 14 years in prison. The appeal says that not exploring the demise is an infringement of basic rights. The appeal has named the state Home office and the SP of Nashik prison as respondents. 

Autonomous Commission of inquiry to decide the nature and reasons for the passing of his child Asgar Ali Mansoori in Nashik focal jail.

Purnima Ojha
‘Law is not law if it violates the principles of eternal Justice’ very beautifully penned down by Lydia Maria Child and I strongly believe, if the law is not made for the goods of people then at least it should not violate the essence of the principle of law that is “JUSTICE”. Law is made to keep each section of society on an equal platform and being a member of the law fraternity, I will try to contribute to the welfare of society. I am Purnima and I graduated from zoology (Hons) and am currently pursuing a law degree from Lloyd law college, Greater Noida. My desire is to bring a fair and unjust environment to our society through my hard work and persistent efforts.