Colonel, Major chargesheeted in Machil encounter case
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Last Updated: Friday, July 16, 2010, 00:13
Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Police today filed a chargesheet against an Army Colonel, a Major and seven others in a case of alleged fake encounter in which three youths were killed in the frontier district of Kupwara in April this year.

Official sources the charegsheet has named Col D K Pathania, Maj Upinder and four others of the unit besides a Territorial Army jawan and two others for allegedly conspiring and kidnapping three youths from Sopore on the pretext of giving them jobs and later killing them in the higher reaches of Kupwara claiming they were terrorists.

The chargesheet was filed in the court of Chief Judicial Magistrate in Sopore.


First Published: Friday, July 16, 2010, 00:13

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