Manipur staged gunfights: SC wants officers named in FIR

Manipur staged gunfights: SC wants officers named in FIR

IANS | New Delhi, April 16, 2018: The Supreme Court on Monday directed the CBI’s SIT to file a supplementary FIR naming the officers involved in the alleged extra-judicial killings and staged gunfights by the Army, Assam Rifles and Police in Manipur. A bench of Justice Madan B. Lokur and Justice U.U. Lalit asked the […]

Centre to look into Manipur ‘fake encounter’ case

Centre to look into Manipur ‘fake encounter’ case

Following the purported confession by a head constable, who had reportedly killed an unarmed former cadre of Manipur based underground group in the year 2009, the Home Ministry has directed the state government to re-open the case. Assuring to look into the confession of a Manipur police commando that he had killed the suspected militant, […]

SC hits back at Centre for ‘fake encounters’ in Manipur

SC hits back at Centre for ‘fake encounters’ in Manipur

NEW DELHI: Targeted killing is the premeditated killing of an individual by a state organization or institution outside a judicial procedure or a battlefield. Targeted killings or ‘fake encounters’ under the guise of counter insurgency operations(CI) have left the government red faced and the Supreme Court is rubbing salt to the wound in hearing cases against […]

SC Seeks Report on Fake Encounter Cases in Manipur

SC Seeks Report on Fake Encounter Cases in Manipur

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court asked the Centre, Manipur government and the National Human Rights Commission to submit a comprehensive report on alleged fake encounter cases in the state, including 62 such cases where FIRs have not even been lodged. The court also rapped the state government for not doing enough in the matter, including […]