More than 1 lakh violation cases in prison recorded since 2005

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New Delhi, Apr 16 (UNI) More than 1 lakh cases of human rights violations in prisons were registered against police with the National Human Rights Commission since 2005, the Rajya Sabha was informed today.

In a written reply, Minister of State for Home Shakeel Ahmad said as many as 1,05,174 cases were registered with the maximum recorded from Uttar Pradesh-- 69,006.

The Minister said advisories are being issued by the Centre from time to time to take stern action against guilty officials.

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