Amshipora Encounter: Army Initiates Court Of  Inquiry

SRINAGAR: Army on Tuesday said that a high-level court enquiry is in progress regarding encounter on 18th July in Amshipora area of South Kashmir’s Shopian district.

Srinagar based army spokesman in a statement said that as intimated on 11 Aug 2020, a high-level Court of Inquiry into Operation Amshipora, Shopian on 18 Jul 2020 is under progress.

He said that statements of key witnesses are being recorded and progress is being monitored closely. Additional civil witnesses are being asked to depose before the Court of Inquiry. Concurrently, DNA samples have been collected from Rajouri under the aegis of JKP and sent for matching with the militants killed on 18 Jul 2020.

“Indian Army is committed to the ethical conduct of all Counter militant operations,” said the spokesman.

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“Cases, where doubts are raised, are investigated under due process as per the law of the land. Since the case is under investigation, further details will be shared periodically, as appropriate without affecting the due legal process, an army spokesman said.

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