Human Rights

Case against 13 cops for fake encounter

Faizabad: A case of fake encounter against 13 police personnel, including an Additional Superintendent of Police and a Deputy Superintendent of Police of Special Task Force (STF) has been registered at Kotwali Police Station here by CB-CID. According to SSP, R.K.S. Rathore, CB CID registered a case against these police personnel on a complaint by one Amresh Pratap Singh who said in the complaint that about 2 years ago his son Suraj Singh was killed in a fake encounter by police. He further said that the STF personnel had declared Suraj Singh a dangerous criminal and killed him in Lucknow in a fake encounter. According to police, CBI is investigating this case.

This article appeared in The Milli Gazette print issue of 1-15 September 2009 on page no. 11

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