Is AFSPA a roadblock for registration of FIR against Army personnel? SC to decide

Murali Krishnan July 16 2018
Armed Forces, AFSPA

Is the permission of the Union government necessary for registration of an FIR against Army personnel in Jammu & Kashmir? The Supreme Court will decide this issue, which involves interpretation of Section 7 of  Armed Forces (Jammu & Kashmir) Special Powers Act, 1990 (AFSPA).

A Bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices AM Khanwilkar and DY Chandrachud was hearing a petition filed by the father of Major Aditya Kumar, challenging initiation of criminal proceedings against his son for the death of stone . . .

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