2010 Machil fake encounter case: Army convicts 7 personnel, including commanding officer
Army has convicted 7 of its men, including two officers, for their involvement in the 2010 Machil fake encounter case in which three youths were killed after being lured for job in Jammu & Kashmir.
All the seven have been sentenced to life imprisonment and their service benefits men have been suspended, according to reports quoting ministry of defence sources.
In the 2010 Machil encounter,three youths were killed in a staged encounter after being lured for job in the Army. They were dubbed as Pak terrorists.
They were identified as Shazad Ahmad Khan, Riyaz Ahmad Lone and Muhammad Shafi Lone of Nadihal Baramulla.
They went missing from their homes on April 27.
The Army had earlier suspended Major Upinder and removed Commanding Officer of 4 Rajput Regiment,DK Pathania,from duty in the fake encounter case in which three youths were killed in Machil on April 30.
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