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NHRC issues notice to Centre on civilian deaths in J&K

Last Updated: Friday, July 23, 2010 - 15:13

New Delhi: The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has sought a reply from the Centre on a complaint alleging that several civilians were recently killed
by the CRPF in Jammu and Kashmir.

Issuing a notice to Union Home Secretary, the Commission asked him to send a reply on the allegations by August 19, the NHRC said in a statement.

"The National Human Rights Commission has forwarded a complaint to the Home Secretary, Government of India wherein attention has been drawn to recent developments in Jammu & Kashmir in which several individuals, including children, were
allegedly killed by the CRPF," it said.

The Commission received the complaint from Sushobha Barve of the Centre for Dialogue and Reconciliation on Wednesday, the NHRC said. The notice was issued yesterday.


First Published: Friday, July 23, 2010 - 15:13
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