Major Aditya Kumar not named in Shopian firing FIR: J&K government tells SC

The Jammu and Kashmir government today told Supreme Court in New Delhi that Major Aditya Kumar has not been named as accused in FIR in Shopian firing case in which three civilians were killed.

The Supreme Court has fixed the matter for final disposal on April 24. The apex court also asked the J&K government to stop the investigation on basis of FIR till the matter is heard on April 24.

Last month, the top court had restricted the Mehbooba Mufti-led government from taking any “coercive steps” against Army officers, including Major Aditya Kumar, accused in the case.

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