Perhaps a starting point to cleansing the Indian police force would be to expel the trigger happy "encounter specialists", weed out the communal minded, punish acts of torture and prejudice, castigate the wrong doers through strict accountability. To stem the rot, people's rights and freedoms must trump the convenient nexus between power and police.
Human rights lawyer and researcher
Vrinda Grover is a New Delhi based human rights lawyer and researcher.
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