Petition Filed by Army Veteran in SC Challenging the Criminal Proceedings against Indian Army Members

Published on 09 Feb 2018 by Tushar

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A writ petition has been filed in the Supreme Court challenging the initiation of criminal proceedings against members of the Indian Army, in the wake of the recent Shopian firing incident.

The petition was filed by Lt. Col. (Retd.) Karamveer Singh, the father of Major Aditya Kumar, who was named in an FIR dated January 27 under Sections 336, 307 and 302 of the Ranbir Penal Code (RPC) of Jammu & Kashmir.

In his petition, the Army veteran gives an account of the incident that led to the filing of the FIR against his son and other personnel.

Source: BarandBench


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