Anil, a resident of Sonia Vihar who was disabled and sole breadwinner of a large family, was shot dead by a constable on the day of Holi, 2nd March 1999. Although the constable was suspended and sent to district police line, since the incident did not occur 'in custody' no SDM enquiry was launched. No official compensation was announced. According to the police this was only an accident. PUDR investigated the case and found that the circumstances of death of Anil leave no room for ambiguity and it was a clear cut case of custodial death.
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