United Nations

Convention against Torture
and Other Cruel, Inhuman
or Degrading Treatment
or Punishment

Distr.: General
3 October 2019
Original: English

Committee against Torture

Decision adopted by the Committee under article 22 of the
Convention, concerning communication No. 786/2016*, **
Communication submitted by:

G.S. (represented by counsel, Rajwinder Bhambi)

Alleged victim:

The complainant

State party:


Date of complaint:

24 November 2016 (initial submission)

Substantive issue:

Risk of torture and ill-treatment upon deportation
to India

At its meeting on 26 July 2019, the Committee, not having received comments from
the complainant’s counsel on the State party’s observations on the admissibility and merits,
despite sending three reminders to that effect, decided to discontinue the examination of
communication No. 786/2016.

* Adopted by the Committee at its sixty-seventh session (22 July–9 August 2019).
** The following members of the Committee participated in the examination of the communication:
Essadia Belmir, Felice Gaer, Abdelwahab Hani, Claude Heller Rouassant, Jens Modvig, Ana Racu,
Diego Rodríguez-Pinzón and Sébastien Touzé.



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