P Kannappan

Can civilians take out crime investigations?

A few months ago, a newspaper cutting of a senior police official calling the public to participate in the investigation of unsolved cases went viral. The social media post said that there are 15 unsolved murder cases and three cases of murder for gain in the central zone of Tamil Nadu. The...

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CrimeEditor's PickOpinion

Jai Bhim: A police point of view

English jurist William Blackstone who has penned commentaries on English laws has said in his book, "It is better that ten guilty escape than one innocent suffer". For ages, our society has followed the same principle as a yardstick for delivering justice. The Madras High Court recalled the...

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Police Version Jai Bhim
CrimeEditor's Pick

Here’s why the police cook up evidence

Complaints against the police often come in two instances. During the investigation of a crime, allegations against the police investigation officer that he is moving the process in favour of the accused are often made by the complainant. Charges against the official that he or she is creating...

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