Defence Minister AK Antony appears to be backing the army which is unwilling to review the clean chit it has given to five of its personnel in the alleged fake encounter in Pathribal.
The Indian Army`s decision to close the 2000 Pathribal alleged staged shooting case has evoked strong reaction from different quarters inside and outside Jammu and Kashmir.
In a major decision, Army on Friday closed the Pathribal fake encounter case saying that the evidence recorded could not establish prime facie charges against any of the accused persons.
In a major decision, the Army on Thursday closed the Pathribal fake encounter case saying that the evidence recorded could not establish prime facie charges against any of the accused persons.
Nearly six months after commencing General Court Martial proceedings against 5 officers in alleged fake Pathribal encounter case, army accepted demand of civilian witnesses to record their statements.
Condemning recent firing incident at Pulwama that left 7 civilians injured, ruling National Conference on Monday said one wrong move by the men in uniform can put Jammu and Kashmir back on the boil.
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