In a 2019 survey, 36 percent of Indian police officers admitted to meting out their own punishment for minor offences rather than pursuing a legal trial. Half of the public surveyed also supported such atrocities. India needs both social and legal reform to ensure better law enforcement.
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Police violence during the ongoing lockdown in India is dangerously undermining India's fight against the coronavirus. Liberia's experience with Ebola shows that community involvement is as important as the role of emergency services during a pandemic.