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SC reserves order on fake encounter cases

By Spl Correspondent

NEW DELHI, Sept 30 - Supreme Court Friday reserved its order on a plea filed by Manipur policemen who were chargesheeted in alleged fake encounter cases, seeking recusal of the bench from hearing the case.

The Centre has supported the plea by Manipur policemen in the Supreme Court. A Bench of Justices MB Lokur and UU Lalit reserved the order on the plea.

Attorney General KK Venugopal told the court that the alleged reported remarks of the Bench that these cops were �murderers� has affected the morale of the police and armed forces. He said the armed forces in Manipur are facing difficult times fighting insurgency and the court�s remarks has completely shaken their morale.

The court, which is hearing a PIL seeking a probe into as many as 1,528 cases of alleged extra-judicial killings in Manipur, had on July 14 last year constituted the SIT and ordered lodging of FIRs and probe into them.

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SC reserves order on fake encounter cases

NEW DELHI, Sept 30 - Supreme Court Friday reserved its order on a plea filed by Manipur policemen who were chargesheeted in alleged fake encounter cases, seeking recusal of the bench from hearing the case.

The Centre has supported the plea by Manipur policemen in the Supreme Court. A Bench of Justices MB Lokur and UU Lalit reserved the order on the plea.

Attorney General KK Venugopal told the court that the alleged reported remarks of the Bench that these cops were �murderers� has affected the morale of the police and armed forces. He said the armed forces in Manipur are facing difficult times fighting insurgency and the court�s remarks has completely shaken their morale.

The court, which is hearing a PIL seeking a probe into as many as 1,528 cases of alleged extra-judicial killings in Manipur, had on July 14 last year constituted the SIT and ordered lodging of FIRs and probe into them.

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