India: Further Information: Detained journalist beaten for protest: Santosh Yadav

Index Number: ASA 20/5114/2016

Police in Chhattisgarh, a state in Central India, used batons to beat detained journalist Santosh Yadav and seven other prisoners for protesting against the quality of food served in the Jagdalpur central jail. Santosh Yadav’s relatives say they have not been allowed to see him since the incident.

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