Wednesday, December 1, 2010

Violation of Human Rights

  The number of complaints received against armed forces personnel for violation of Human Rights during last three years and current year are as under:-



            Year                                                                 Complaints received

            2007                                                                            48

            2008                                                                            51

            2009                                                                            81

            2010 (Upto 15.11.2010)                                              50


            Total                                                                          230



Investigation has been initiated into all the complaints and in 175 cases complaints were found to be devoid of merit. In 4 cases, 8 armed forces personnel found blameworthy have been awarded punishments so far.              



            This information was given by Defence Minister Shri AK Antony in a written reply to  Shri Bhisma Shanker @ Kushal Tiwari and others in  Lok Sabha .


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