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Centre moves against Supreme Court verdict lifting AFSPA shield in Manipur

Source: | Thursday, April 13, 2017

The Centre on Wednesday moved the Supreme Court seeking a hearing on its curative plea against the courtís 2016 verdict allowing police
investigations against armed forces engaged in operations against militants where the AFSPA is in force.

The apex court, in its July 8 verdict, had given the state police liberty to probe the role of armed forces in alleged encounter cases in
areas where the Armed Forces Special Powers Act is in force.


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