United Nations

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

Distr.: General
6 September 2019
Original: English

Committee against Torture

Decision adopted by the Committee under article 22 of the
Convention, concerning communication No. 787/2016*, **
Communication submitted by:

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

Alleged victim:

The complainant

State party:


Date of complaint:

26 November 2016 (initial submission)

Substantive issue:

Risk of torture upon deportation to India

At its meeting on 26 July 2019, the Committee, not having received a response to
repeated requests for counsel’s comments on the State party’s observations, decided to
discontinue the consideration of communication No. 787/2016.

* 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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