Two persons arrested in connection with alleged Shopian fake encounter sent for 8 days judicial remand

Srinagar, September 29: Two persons arrested in alleged Ashmipora Shopian fake encounter case were produced in District Court Shopian by police on Tuesday and has been sent for eight days judicial remand.

Reports said that two persons has been sent for judicial remand in connection with the Ashmipora Shopian encounter in which three labourers from Rajouri were killed.

Earlier army admitted that powers vested under AFSPA had been exceeded. Police also said that DNA tests of the trio has been matched with slain Rajouri youths.

Director General of Police (DGP) on Monday said that the investigations into the case of Amshipora Shopian encounter has entered in final stage.

As per sources the two arrested persons connected to the case are local collaborators who have been detained by the police on the charges of “criminal conspiracy” under relevant sections in an FIR Number 42/2020.

Both the arrested persons are going through further questioning to reveal the chain of events that led to cold-blooded murder of three missing labourers who were later dubed as militants. (KNS)

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