#Military cannot be subjected to #FIR for its operations: #Army

#Military cannot be subjected to #FIR for its operations: #Army

NEW DELHI: Operations against militants or insurgents may be affected if FIRs are lodged against the Army , the Supreme Court was told today. The Army also told the apex court that it cannot be subjected to FIRs for carrying out anti-militancy operations in insurgency-prone areas like Jammur and Kashmir and Manipur , while alleging local bias in the judicial inquiries conducted against it in these regions, which have tarnished its image. "Judicial inquiries which are biased due to local considerations have tarnished the image of Army. Military operations cannot be dissected in a particular way. Army cannot be subjected to FIR otherwise military operations cannot be carried out," Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi told a bench of Justices M B Lokur and U U Lalit. Rohatgi, appearing for the Army and the Assam Rifles, said it cannot be subjected to investigation by the state poli...

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