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Supreme Court orders CBI to enquire on extra judicial killings in Manipur

ANI  |  Imphal (Manipur) [India] 

The Supreme has ordered (CBI) to set up a committee and enquire on 62 cases of extra judicial killings in

The decision was taken on a plea by families of more than 1,500 victims of alleged extra judicial killings by security forces.

The Supreme has also asked the to submit the investigation compliance report to them by January 2018.

The PIL was filed by the Extrajudicial Execution Victims Families Association that includes the wives and mothers of people allegedly killed in fake encounters by the Police and security forces (Rifles and Army).

They allege that 1528 extra-judicial killings had been carried out by the Army and other security forces in in the last three decades.

has been under the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) since the 1980's.

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First Published: Fri, July 14 2017. 12:48 IST
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