Colonel, Major chargesheeted in Machil encounter case

J&K 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.

Last Updated: Jul 16, 2010, 00:13 AM IST

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.

PTI