Manipur Encounter Killings: 355 Army personnel approach SC claiming dilution of AFSPA

Shruti Mahajan August 14 2018

A petition filed by three hundred and fifty five serving Army officials was mentioned before Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra today against the "dilution of provisions of AFSPA".

The Court has agreed to hear the case on Monday, August 20.

The petitioners pray that the protection given to the Army personnel under the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act (AFSPA) cannot be diluted without a specific amendment to the Act.

Advocate Aishwarya Bhati . . .

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