Army through its internal court of enquiry along with internal mechanisms to fix the responsibility in a fake encounter case of Shopian, according to the media reports available from New Delhi, army is likely to proceed against a major rank army officer of Rashtriya Rifles along with two other jawans.
These media reports said, Army has completed the Summary of Evidence against two of its men involved in July’s Amshipura encounter in South Kashmir’s Shopian district in which three civilians were killed and a possible court martial could take place after completion of formalities.
General Officer in Command of the strategically located XV Corps Lt Gen B S Raju said the Summary of Evidence has been completed but refused to give away any details of the outcome. He said that the army will take the next course of action as per the law.
It is in place to mention here that when three Rajouri families lodged a missing report, there were protests against this fake encounter, prompting the police and army to start two probes into this matter.
The army had ordered a Court of Inquiry earlier this year after reports appeared on social media that three youths, labeled as terrorists, had been gunned down by its personnel.