Centre has clarified its stand that it will not treat Indian Army Capt. Saurabh Kalia`s torture by the Pakistan Army in 1999 during the Kargil conflict as a war crime, its counsel said on Monday.
The father of Kargil martyr Capt Saurabh Kalia has sought complete action against Pakistan to stop such "heinous crimes" in the future.
India is pursuing with Pakistan the case of Captain Saurabh Kalia, who was tortured and killed by Pakistani troops after being captured in the Kargil sector in May 1999, Defence Minister A K Antony said on Sunday.
Pakistan Interior Minister Rehman Malik said that India has not raised Indian Army`s Captain Saurabh Kalia`s issue with him.
Rehman Malik stirred off a controversy by saying he wasn`t sure whether Indian Army`s Captain Saurabh Kalia "was killed by a Pakistani bullet, or the weather".
Capt. Kalia`s father NK Kalia recently moved the Supreme Court seeking its direction to the government to raise his son`s case at the International Court of Justice at the Hague.
NK Kalia, father of Saurabh, moved the SC seeking directions for the Centre to raise the issue in ICJ.
The Supreme Court on Friday issued a notice to the Centre on a plea by the father of Kargil hero captain Saurabh Kalia.
The BJP national vice-president in a special mention in the Rajya Sabha sought justice for the parents of Capt. Saurbah Kalia, who live in Himachal Pradesh`s Palampur town.
Kargil martyr Capt Kalia`s father, Dr NK Kalia, along with Rajya Sabha MP Rajeev Chandrasekhar, have approached the United Nations Human Rights Council seeking justice.
In May 1999, Captain Saurabh Kalia had gone out for patrol duty in Kaksar area of Kargil along with five other soldiers.
The father of Kargil war hero Captain Saurabh Kalia, who was captured by the Pakistan Army in 1999 and subjected to brutal torture, has moved the SC.
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