NHRC seeks report on criminal being paraded naked

New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission on Tuesday issued a notice to Delhi Police seeking a detailed report, within four weeks, in the case of alleged parading of a naked criminal by police personnel in public view here.

The commission has taken the suo moto cognizance of media reports and finds right to dignity of the victim has been grossly violated, the notice said.

The notice came after a video footage showing the accused wearing just a towel and hanging by the terrace railings from where he attempted to come down using AC beneath him as a support went viral.

The man, accused in over two dozen criminal cases, was trying to escape arrest when his towel slipped off.

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