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Jayaraj and Fenix killings: Torture, intimidation, encounters are an old Tamil Nadu police tradition
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Jayaraj and Fenix killings: Torture, intimidation, encounters are an old Tamil Nadu police tradition

The recent intimidation by the police of a magistrate investigating the custodial killings of Jayaraj and Fenix, brings back memories of similar menacing conduct by the same force

Sohrabuddin Sheikh's brother moves Bombay HC, challenges CBI court’s order acquitting 22 accused in fake encounter case
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Sohrabuddin Sheikh's brother moves Bombay HC, challenges CBI court’s order acquitting 22 accused in fake encounter case

Rubabuddin Sheikh on Thursday approached the Bombay High Court challenging the Special CBI court’s order acquitting all 22 accused in the killing of his brother Sohrabuddin Sheikh in an alleged fake encounter. Rubabuddin in his plea stated that it is filed 51 days beyond the stipulated time granted for the appeal as per Special CBI court orders.

Supreme Court paves way for CBI probe into 2015 Jharkhand 'fake encounter', dismisses state's petition against it
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Supreme Court paves way for CBI probe into 2015 Jharkhand 'fake encounter', dismisses state's petition against it

Paving the way for a CBI investigation into an alleged fake encounter between Maoists and security forces in 2015 in which 12 innocent people were killed in Jharkhand, the Supreme Court Friday dismissed the state's appeal against an investigation by the central agency.

Pakistani authorities sack chief of Punjab Counter-Terrorism Department in fake encounter case
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Pakistani authorities sack chief of Punjab Counter-Terrorism Department in fake encounter case

Pakistani authorities on Tuesday sacked the head of the Punjab Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) after a probe into a weekend shootout revealed that three members of a family were killed in a fake encounter on a highway.

Seven Indian Army personnel convicted in 1994 Assam fake encounter case; accused get life imprisonment
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Seven Indian Army personnel convicted in 1994 Assam fake encounter case; accused get life imprisonment

A Summary General Court Martial (SGCM) of the Indian Army in Assam has convicted seven personnel, including a Major General, in a 24-year-old fake encounter case, sentencing them to life in prison.

UP Police invites media to witness encounter in Aligarh's Harduaganj in bid to convey transparency, shoots two men dead
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UP Police invites media to witness encounter in Aligarh's Harduaganj in bid to convey transparency, shoots two men dead

The two alleged criminals, identified as Mustaqeem and Naushad, were killed in the encounter which took place. They carried a bounty of Rs 25,000 each on their heads, the police said.

'Never told CBI that Amit Shah threatened me,' Sohrabuddin's brother tells special court in Mumbai
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'Never told CBI that Amit Shah threatened me,' Sohrabuddin's brother tells special court in Mumbai

Nayabuddin Shaikh, brother of Sohrabuddin Shaikh, has told the special CBI court here that he "never mentioned" the names of BJP chief Amit Shah and police officer Abhay Chudasama in his statement about the alleged fake encounter

Manipur fake encounter cases: One more chargesheet filed says CBI to SC; bench to hear matter on 4 September
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Manipur fake encounter cases: One more chargesheet filed says CBI to SC; bench to hear matter on 4 September

On 30 July, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) informed the apex court that its had filed two charge sheets before the competent court in connection with the cases.

Supreme Court seeks response from Centre, Assam govt on PIL accusing armed forces, police of fake encounter
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Supreme Court seeks response from Centre, Assam govt on PIL accusing armed forces, police of fake encounter

A bench comprising Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices A M Khanwilkar and D Y Chandrachud also issued notices to the CRPF, the National Human Rights Commission and others.

Ishrat Jahan encounter case: Court rejects discharge pleas of former police officers DG Vanzara, NK Amin
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Ishrat Jahan encounter case: Court rejects discharge pleas of former police officers DG Vanzara, NK Amin

Special judge JK Pandya rejected the applications of Vanzara and Amin. The court last month concluded the hearing of arguments of the two accused retired police officers, the CBI and Ishrat Jahan's mother Shamima Kauser, who had challenged Vanzara's discharge plea.

CBI wanted to implicate Narendra Modi, Amit Shah in Ishrat Jahan encounter case, says ex-DIG DG Vanzara's counsel
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CBI wanted to implicate Narendra Modi, Amit Shah in Ishrat Jahan encounter case, says ex-DIG DG Vanzara's counsel

Former police officer D G Vanzara's lawyer told a special court on Tuesday that it appeared the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) wanted to "implicate" the then Gujarat chief minister Narendra Modi and his former cabinet colleague Amit Shah in the 2004 Ishrat Jahan encounter case.

Uttar Pradesh cops neutralise over 50 criminals in more than 1,400 encounters in a year
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Uttar Pradesh cops neutralise over 50 criminals in more than 1,400 encounters in a year

Undeterred by allegations of "fake encounters" by the Opposition, the Uttar Pradesh Police under Yogi Adityanath's chief ministership has killed 50 criminals in over 1,400 encounters in the past over one year

SC dismisses PIL in Judge Loya case: BJP attacks Cong, Caravan stands by expose, top court's website gets hacked
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SC dismisses PIL in Judge Loya case: BJP attacks Cong, Caravan stands by expose, top court's website gets hacked

As SC dismissed PILs seeking investigation in Judge Loya's death, reactions have poured in from political and legal quarters.

2009 Dehradun fake encounter case: Delhi HC upholds conviction of seven Uttarakhand policemen
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2009 Dehradun fake encounter case: Delhi HC upholds conviction of seven Uttarakhand policemen

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday upheld a trial court's order convicting and awarding life terms to seven policemen for killing a 22-year-old MBA student in a staged shootout in Dehradun in 2009.

Pakistan police officer suspended after inquiry finds him guilty of killing budding model in fake encounter
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Pakistan police officer suspended after inquiry finds him guilty of killing budding model in fake encounter

A top Pakistani police officer has been suspended after a probe committee found him guilty of staging a fake encounter and killing a budding model along with three other suspected Taliban militants.

Ishrat Jahan case: Pranesh Pillai's father opposes discharge plea filed by former IPS officer PP Pandey
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Ishrat Jahan case: Pranesh Pillai's father opposes discharge plea filed by former IPS officer PP Pandey

Father of Javed Sheikh alias Pranesh Pillai, who was allegedly killed in a fake encounter along with Ishrat Jahan and two others in 2004, on Tuesday opposed the discharge application filed by former IPS officer PP Pandey.

Sohrabuddin fake encounter case: CPM seeks high-level judicial probe into death of CBI Judge HP Loya
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Sohrabuddin fake encounter case: CPM seeks high-level judicial probe into death of CBI Judge HP Loya

CPM demanded a high-level judicial probe into the death of special CBI Judge HP Loya who was hearing the Sohrabuddin fake encounter case

CBI court frames charges against 16 accused in Sohrabuddin, Tulsiram Prajapati fake encounter case
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CBI court frames charges against 16 accused in Sohrabuddin, Tulsiram Prajapati fake encounter case

A special CBI court on Tuesday framed charges in the case of alleged fake encounters of Sohrabuddin Sheikh and Tulsiram Prajapati under several charges

Kashmir unrest: Rights violations, fake encounters galore as accountability goes for a toss under AFSPA cover
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Kashmir unrest: Rights violations, fake encounters galore as accountability goes for a toss under AFSPA cover

Human rights activists are pessimistic of any action against security forces in Kashmir because of the immunity enjoyed by them under AFSPA.

Sohrabuddin Sheikh's brother moves Bombay HC challenging discharge of DG Vanzara
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Sohrabuddin Sheikh's brother moves Bombay HC challenging discharge of DG Vanzara

Brother of Sohrabuddin Sheikh, who was killed in an alleged fake encounter, approached the Bombay High Court challenging the discharge of DG Vanzara.