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SC nails CBI, SIT on Manipur fake encounter

ANI  |  Imphal (Manipur) [India] 

The Supreme on Monday said that the (CBI) and the Special Investigative Team (SIT) did not peruse fake encounters case seriously.

The also expressed displeasure over the low number of FIRs registered in the regard.

Underlining that only 11 FIRs were registered in the case in last six months, the apex asked DIG in-charge of helming probe to be present in the court during the next hearing.

The had ordered a probe by a special investigating team SIT into the fake encounter killings in in the last decade.

A bench of Justices and passed this order on a writ filed by the (EEVFAM) alleging 1528 fake encounter deaths in in the last decade and demanding a probe by a special investigation team.

It also then ordered the of the to nominate a group of five officers to lodge necessary FIRs and to complete the investigations by December 31, 2017 and prepare charge sheets, wherever necessary.

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First Published: Mon, January 08 2018. 18:10 IST