Anybody could become victim of encounter killings if summary justice is encouraged: Justice Jasti Chelameswar

If police action of encountering accused is promoted, any one among us could be the victim tomorrow, he said with specific reference to the Hyderabad encounter killings of 2019
Anybody could become victim of encounter killings if summary justice is encouraged: Justice Jasti Chelameswar
Justice Jasti Chelameswar retired in June this year

Encouraging 'summary justice' and police encounters could lead to a situation wherein any innocent person becomes a victim of arbitrary State action, retired Supreme Court judge Justice Jasti Chelameswar cautioned, underscoring the importance of protecting Rule of Law.

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