NEW DELHI: Reacting to the alleged fake encounter killing of gangster Vikas Dubey, senior advocate and Congress national spokesperson Abhishek Manu Singhvi on Monday moved the Supreme Court seeking revival of a 34-year-old landmark case against custodial torture and sought directions for mandatory time bound judicial probe into every encounter killing. Singhvi made this application as the amicus curiae for revival of the famous D K Basu case of 1986 in which the SC has passed series of directions laying down guidelines for arrest of a person by police, preventive measures against custodial torture and setting up of state human rights commission and filling vacant posts in these commissions. He said the NCRB statistics for the period 2015-18 revealed that
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