Punjab killings: SC to hear PIL on September 2
The PIL has been filed allegedly on the basis of new-found evidence
The PIL lists the detailed information collected from 150 RTI applications, resulting in data from several cremation grounds between 1984 and 1995
The Supreme Court will, on Monday, hear a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) related to enforced disappearances, extra-judicial killings and mass cremations of over 8,000 missing persons in Punjab, who were killed in fake encounters or were abducted by security forces during the period of militancy and counter insurgency after 1984. The PIL has been filed allegedly on the basis of new-found evidence.