People's Democracy(Weekly Organ of the Communist Party of India (Marxist)
April 23, 2006
THE CITU, Delhi state committee strongly condemned the barbarous torture and sexual abuse of four workers of M/s Superior Crafts, D-13, Udyog Nagar, Peera Garhi, New Delhi by police personnel belonging to the Nangloi police station. Not only were these workers stripped of their clothes and beaten mercilessly but they were also exposed to other barbarities.
perverse and third degree methods resemble the horrific tortures perpetrated by
the Anglo-American aggressors in the Abu Ghraib prison of Iraq, a Delhi CITU
press note issued on April 13, 2006 stated.
brutality took place on March 10, 2006. However, it came to light only by the
end of March when the tortured workers approached the CITU. The CITU had
immediately written to the union home minister, police commissioner and the
National Human Rights Commission demanding stern action against the guilty
police officials. However, no action was taken against the guilty police
personnel. “It appears that the basic human rights of workers have no
importance in the eyes of the home ministry and the police commissioner. This is
entirely unacceptable”, it stated.
CITU demanded that the home ministry and police commissioner take sternest
possible action immediately against those barbarians in Nangloi police station
who, while masquerading as upholders of the law, have perpetrated these brutal