• Assam News: Rapist Rajesh Munda killed in police encounter

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    Munda, the rapist, was killed in a police encounter while attempting to flee from a police car while not on the scene at night.

    Digital Desk: Rapist Rajesh Munda was shot dead by police firing in Majbat's Lal Pani. At 1 pm on Tuesday, rapist Rajesh Munda was killed in a police encounter near Lalpani and Majbat. On March 11, the body of Reena Munda, 7, daughter of Markas Munda, was discovered at Dhanshree Teagarden cremation in the morning. Reena was found dead at Dhanshree Teagarden cremation on March 11 after attending a neighboring wedding event on March 10. Reena was discovered dead at Dhanshree Teagarden cremation on March 11 after attending a neighbouring wedding event on March 10. After the event, Rajesh Munda went into hiding. However, the rapist's information was discovered during the police inquiry. On Tuesday, rapist Rajesh Munda was apprehended by Lalpani police at an iron factory in Changsari. Munda, the rapist, was killed in a police encounter while attempting to flee from a police car while not on the scene at night. Also Read: Three terrorists killed in Jammu and Kashmir Srinagar’s encounter Rajesh's death is the latest in a string of such instances in Assam since the Bharatiya Janata Party-led government retook office in May last year, with Himanta Biswa Sarma as chief minister. Sarma, the head of the home department, has instructed police to be tough on criminals, including shooting them in the legs if they try to leave or fight them. The Gauhati high court is considering attorney Arif Jwadder's plea, which was submitted in December, saying that 80 incidences of bogus "encounters" had occurred in the state since May 2021, killing 28 people. Jwadder's petition asked for an order requiring the registration of cases involving suspected extra-judicial killings. He requested an impartial inquiry by a high court judge as well as monetary compensation for the victims' relatives. Jwadder further requested that the Central Bureau of Investigation, a Special Investigation Team, or a police team from another state conduct an investigation under the supervision of the court. Respondents in the petition include the state government, Assam Police, the National Human Rights Commission of India (NHRC), and the Assam Human Rights Commission (AHRC). It is stated that the alleged accused tried to snatch service revolvers of police personnel and in self-defence, police had to retaliate and kill or injure the alleged accused..It can't be the case that all the alleged accused could snatch a service revolver from a trained police officer whose pistols are normally tied to a rope to the waist belt of the officer," said the petition.  In an affidavit presented last month in response to the petition, the government maintained that all legal processes and NHRC requirements were followed. It stated that between May 10, 2021 and January 28, 2022, 28 people were killed and 73 were injured in "encounters." Jwadder submitted a complaint with the NHRC regarding such incidents in July, and the panel demanded a report from Assam Police in September. The NHRC sent the case to the AHRC in November. BFC Banner

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