J&K Government orders magisterial inquiry into Sidhra encounter case

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The encounter took place on December 28 near the police post in Sidhra. “I am directed to conduct a magisterial inquiry in this regard and submit a report to the District Magistrate, Jammu,” Dhotra said in a notice on Wednesday. The probe has been ordered as per the guidelines issued by the National Human Rights Commission.

Jammu. The Jammu and Kashmir government has ordered a magisterial inquiry into the encounter that took place in Sidhra area of ​​Jammu in December last year. Four terrorists were killed in this encounter. According to the order issued by the Additional District Magistrate, Piyush Dhotra, Assistant Commissioner, Jammu, has been appointed as the investigating officer for the investigation in the encounter case. The encounter took place on December 28 near the police post in Sidhra. “I am directed to conduct a magisterial inquiry in this regard and submit a report to the District Magistrate, Jammu,” Dhotra said in a notice on Wednesday. The probe has been ordered as per the guidelines issued by the National Human Rights Commission.

“Any person can come to the office from today till January 21 and record their statement, in order to gather the facts of the case and conduct the investigation in a fair and transparent manner,” the official said. Four heavily armed terrorists who were going to Kashmir in a truck were killed in a sudden encounter with the security forces here. Seven AK rifles, one M4 rifle, three pistols and a huge quantity of ammunition were also recovered from their possession.

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