More than 100 registered fake shootout cases in India last year
Posted by Admin on August 5, 2009
NEW DELHI – More than 100 fake shootout cases were registered across the country last year — and Uttar Pradesh tops the list, the government has admitted in parliament.
Minister of State for Home Affairs Ajay Maken informed parliament Tuesday that the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) registered 103 fake shootout cases in 2008 as compared to 93 in 2007 and 122 in 2006.
And up to July this year, 28 such cases have been registered across the country.
Uttar Pradesh accounted for the maximum fake shootout cases. As many as 41 cases were registered in 2008, 48 in 2007 and 82 in 2006. Up to July this year, NHRC has registered 11 cases in Uttar Pradesh.
Uttar Pradesh was followed by Maharashtra and Punjab, each recording 16 cases in 2008.
NHRC registered three cases of fake shootouts last year in the national capital. Blog Tharanga