Meitei's mother had later filed a police complaint accusing the police of staging a fake encounter involving his son and the case was subsequently transferred to CBI in 2010 for a thorough probe.
In April 2012, the army had claimed killing three guerrillas in Machil sector on the Line of Control in Kupwara district during an infiltration bid.
Manipur activist Irom Sharmila, who was released from prison after a court rejected charges of attempt to suicide against her, continued with her fast.
The Gujarat government has reinstated an Indian Police Service (IPS) officer, who is an accused in the Sohrabuddin Sheikh fake encounter case and has given him a plum posting as Superintendent, DGP Vigilance Squad, according to a Gujarat state home department notification issued Thursday midnight.
A Delhi court on Monday awarded life imprisonment to 17 of the 18 policemen convicted of killing a 22-year-old MBA student in a staged shootout in Dehradun in 2009.
The conviction has turned out to be the highest ever involving police personnel in a fake encounter case. The incident happened on 3 July 2009.
All three victims went along happily at the promise of earning Rs 2,000 per day working for the Army.
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Monday questioned Gujarat Minister of State for Law Pradeepsinh Jadeja in the Ishrat Jahan fake encounter case, sources in the Central agency said.
If the non-Gujarati Indian voter doesn’t care for the so-called Gujarat model, then his interest in the Sohrabuddin encounter, Vanzara and in Gujarat’s encounter killings is also presumably minimal.
The Gujarat government on Wednesday refused to accept the resignation of suspended IPS officer DG Vanzara saying he was an accused in many encounter cases.
Everything you need to know about the killings of Sohrabuddin Sheikh and Tulsiram Prajapati and the policemen accused of conducting these extra-judicial killings.
CBI is ascertaining the authenticity of tapes with purported conversations of Gujarat government officials allegedly discussing ways to help the accused police personnel in the Ishrat Jahan fake encounter case
The CBI had named seven Gujarat police officers, including Pandey, as accused in the charge sheet filed last month in the case.
The CBI's story rests almost solely on witness testimonies. The chargesheet does not rely on any forensic evidence to show that the encounter was staged.
Critical of the hurried clearance of the Food Security ordinance, BJP President Rajnath Singh on Thursday said the UPA government was just doing a "political gimmick in a hurry" before the 2014 general elections.
Tracking the latest developments on the CBI chargesheet on the Ishrat Jahan case.
The duo were already under judicial custody in another alleged fake encounter case of Sadik Jamal.
The official said he feared arrest due to the media reports on the case following the filing of the charge sheet in the case.