Three labourers from Rajouri allegedly killed in a fake encounter in Amshipora Shopian
Three labourers from Rajouri were killed in a fake encounter in Amshipora Shopian

SRINAGAR — Two persons were arrested in connection with Ashmipora Shopian fake encounter case and were produced in District Court Shopian by Police on Tuesday and have been sent for eight days judicial remand.

Two persons has been sent for judicial remand in connection with the Ashmipora Shopian encounter in which three labourers from Rajouri were killed.

Earlier, Army admitted that powers vested under AFSPA had been exceeded. Police also said that DNA tests of the trio have matched with slain Rajouri youths.

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Director General of Police (DGP) on Monday said that the investigations into the case of Amshipora Shopian encounter has entered into final stage.

As per sources, the two arrested persons connected to the case are local collaborators who have been detained by the Police on the charges of “criminal conspiracy” under relevant sections in an FIR Number 42/2020. Both the arrested persons are going through further questioning.

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