AP police clarification on Malkangiri encounter

malkangiri-encounterAndhra Pradesh Police has clarified that it did not violate any law in the exchange of fire that occurred in Malkangiri district of Odisha.

AP Police has filed a counter to a PIL by Civil Liberties Committee seeking Murder charges aginst police for what they called “Fake Encounter” that resulted in the death of 24 Maoists .

Visakhapatnam Rural Superintendent of Police Rahul Dev Sharma explained the court through the counter as how that encounter took place. He said, Police has asked Maoists to surrender but they open fired killing a Greyhound constable . The court will be hearing the case on Nov 8.