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UP Police served notice on 'fake encounter' of Muslim youth

IANS  |  Lucknow 

The (NHRC) on Thursday issued a notice to the government over reports of a Muslim youth being killed by the in a 'fake encounter'.

The took suo motu cognizance of which mentioned that Irshad Ahmad, 20, was killed in a 'fake encounter' in Muzaffarnagar.

Ahmad was shot dead in an alleged fake encounter by the Police on Tuesday.

His father has said that Irshad had no criminal history and was killed in cold blood in a fake encounter.

The Commission has observed that the contents of the news reports, if true, raise the serious issue of the violation of human rights of the victim and his family.

Accordingly, it has issued notice to the of Police, calling for a detailed report within four weeks.



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First Published: Thu, November 29 2018. 19:04 IST