The Cabinet which met here today under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Omar Abdullah approved the setting up of a one man commission comprising Justice (Rtd). M.L. Koul, to enquire into the circumstances, leading to deaths by firing, or otherwise, in law and order situations in different districts of Kashmir Valley, during 2010.
The Commission of enquiry will also enquire into the adequacy, or otherwise, of the force used, fix responsibility, wherever excessive force has been used, resulting in fatalities, and where due care has not been taken to avoid such fatalities, suggest measures to avoid the recurrence of such incidents in future and recommend the action to be taken against those found responsible in any such incidents. The commission shall submit its report to the Government within a period of three months from the date of issuance of the notification in this regard.