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Human rights organisations and political parties are demanding that an FIR be filed against IPS officer Singh. Henri Tiphagne, executive director, People’s Watch, said that either the district collector or the superintendent of police should have obtained the CCTV footage of the police station.

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It was an advocate who first exposed the torture suffered by suspects reportedly at the hands of Ambasamudram Assistant Superintendent of Police Balveer Singh. An officer of the Indian Police Service belonging to the 2020 batch, Mr. Singh took charge as the ASP of the Ambasamudram Sub-Division six months ago. The issue that the advocate brought up went viral the next day after a journalist tweeted videos of victims explaining their horrifying experience in police custody.

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We have sought CCTV footage under RTI: People’s Watch

Meanwhile, two human rights organisations, People’s Watch and Joint Action Against Custodial Torture, have sought CCTV footage of Ambasamudram police station, one of the three stations where the alleged custodial torture had taken place, under the Right to Information (RTI) Act within 48 hours.

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