Dreaded gangster Sheikh Hyder was killed in an ‘encounter’ while being shifted to Baripada circle jail from Choudwar jail in Odisha's Cuttack for ‘security reasons’, said police
The AHRC has given the Assam government one month to submit a report on several incidents of police firing in which 12 militants and criminals were killed in the last two months
At a time when the Hill is slowly progressing towards normalcy, a recent 'fake encounter' case reincarnates fear in the minds of hill people and mistrust of the security forces.
The discharge applications of Singhal, Barot (now retired) and Chaudhary were allowed by Special CBI judge V R Raval.
PDP President tweeted that she has been placed under house arrest just before her visit to Athar Mushtaq's family, allegedly killed in a fake encounter in Srinagar.
Captain Bhoopendra Singh had also provided wrong information to his superiors and the police about the recovery made during the staged encounter, the charge sheet read.
Three Kashmiri youths, who were dubbed as terrorists, were killed in the alleged fake encounter in July last year.
The chargesheet submitted before the chief judicial magistrate also identifies the role of two civilians -- Tabish Nazir and Bilal Ahmed Lone -- in the case.
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National Conference president Farooq Abdullah and MP Hasnain Masoodi stood holding placards with pictures of men allegedly killed in fake encounters.
Former Kerala DGP NC Asthana says the encounter of Vikas Dubey looks like a staged one to him as he punches holes into UP police's narrative.
The petitioner had expressed apprehension of Vikas Dubey's encounter killing. Hours later, the gangster was killed after being critically injured in an alleged shootout with STF officials.
There is a strong anti-intellectual flavour across the world, particularly in India, and it is closely linked with the craving for vendetta laws, laws that advocate an eye for an eye.
Executing people without a trial is not justice. And it is harmful to the cause of justice.
In 2014, the Supreme Court, while hearing pleas moved by People's Union of Civil Liberties (PUCL) against questionable encounters, first underlined the right to life guaranteed under Article 21 of the constitution.
A week after the brutal gang rape and murder of the young veterinarian in Hyderabad, police shot dead all the four accused in an alleged 'encounter' near Shadnagar town
The security forces had claimed they came across a meeting of Maoists in June 2012 in Bijapur. Following a gun battle, 17 Maoists were killed.
Deputy Sp N P Mishra said that victim families of the fake encounter have already objected to Joint Director A.K. Bhatnagar's posting in the CBI.
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