NHRC finds 27 encounters by police as fake
On consideration of various reports and material on record sought by the NHRC through its notices to the concerned public authorities and examination thereof, it was found that out of 1846 cases, 27 encounters by police were fake. 1819 cases were found to be of genuine encounter by police. Remaining 1110 cases of encounter/alleged fake encounter are at different stages of consideration in the Commission.
Depending on the facts and circumstances of all such cases, wherein the encounter was found to be fake, the Commission recommended that the state authorities take punitive action against the guilty officials and pay monetary relief to the next of the kin of the deceased.