Macchil fake encounter case: Tribunal suspends life imprisonment of five army personnel; grants them bail
The Armed Forces Tribunal has suspended the life imprisonment of five army personnel who were convicted by a General Court Martial in 2014 for staging the killing of three Kashmiri civilians at Macchil in the state in 2010
Five army personnel were on Saturday rescued alive after being trapped for several hours under snow in Macchil sector along the Line of Control in Kashmir Valley, officials said.
On Tuesday, in a cross-Line of Control (LoC) attack by suspected Pakistani terrorists, three Indian soldiers were killed, with the body of one of them being mutilated.
Two BSF personnel and a militant were killed today in an operation in Macchil sector near the Line of Control in Kashmir.
Four militants and a soldier were killed in a gun battle near the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir.
Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohmmad Sayeed on Monday said his government will proceed with phased removal of AFSPA after consulting the Army as they have aired their apprehension over it.