Majority of Manipur encounters are fake:NHRC

In what is likely to further strengthen the case of rights activist Irom Sharmila, who has been on fast for over a decade demanding the repeal of the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA), the National Human Rights Commission has found that most of the encounters held in the state are fake.

Six Manipur encounters not genuine: SC panel

An SC-appointed panel probing six cases of extra-judicial killings in Manipur informed the court on Thursday that these were not genuine encounters.