Hyderpora Encounter: ADM Srinagar issues notice, asks people to record statements having knowledge of incident

Says statements to be recorded within 10 days so that inquiry is completed in the matter

Says statements to be recorded within 10 days so that inquiry is completed in the matter

Srinagar, Nov 18 (KNS): As the Lt. Governor on Thursday ordered a magisterial probe into the Hyderpora encounter, additional district magistrate (ADM) issued a general notice to the public to record their statements in case anyone has the knowledge of the incident in which three civilians were killed. 

The notice, a copy of which lies with Kashmir News Service (KNS) states that the district magistrate Srinagar has appointed ADM as inquiry officer to conduct inquiry into Hyderpora encounter.

“District Magistrate, Srinagar vide No.DMS/Jud/Inquiry/2838-2845/2021, Dated: 18-11-2021 has appointed the undersigned as Inquiry Officer for conducting the enquiry into the matter so as to ascertain the facts and circumstances related to the incident and the cause of death,” reads the notice.

It reads that in this connection notice is hereby issued to the general public that any person who is in knowledge of the incident and is willing to record his or her statement or wants to give any other information about the incident, he or she may attend the office of ADM Srinagar at complex of Deputy Commissioner, Srinagar Amar Niwas Complex.

It reads that they may attend the office for recording the statements in this matter within ten days from the date of issuance of this notice from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM during working days, so that the enquiry in the case is completed.

Notably, earlier today Lt. Governor Manoj Sinha ordered magisterial inquiry into Hyderpora encounter after massive public outcry and family members of slain civilians contesting the police claims. (KNS)

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