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Assam Rifles need to pay Rs 3.5 L for custody death

Imphal: Assam Rifles has been directed by the Gauhati High Court to pay Rs 3.5 Lakhs as compensation to the family of Athkokpam Purnima Singh who died in police custody in September 2001. The petition was moved by Bandana Devi, wife of Athkokpam Purnima Singh. Assam Police has been directed by the Imphal Bench of the High Court to pay the amount in three months.
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