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Shopian mayhem: Apex court stays action against Major Aditya, issues notice to J&K govt

Last Modified Monday, 12 February 2018 (15:29 IST)
New Delhi: The on Monday stayed, till the next hearing, police action against 10 Garhwal Rifles Kumar and issued notice to the Centre and the Jammu and Kashmir government in connection with the deaths of three civilians in district last month.A bench headed by also asked the Central and the state governments to file their replies within two weeks. 

Kumar's father Lt Col (retd) Karamveer Singh submitted that the murder FIR in the case was illegal. Aditya, his father contended, has been wrongfully arraigned for murder.The FIR was registered against the personnel of 10, Garhwal unit of the Army, including Major Kumar, under sections 302 (murder) and 307 (attempt to murder) of the Ranbir Penal Code. (UNI)
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